Big drug busts over weekend
15 June 2021 | Crime
A man (42) and a woman (39) were arrested at a truck port in Swakopmund on Friday after being found in possession of 3 510 grams of cannabis valued at N$175 500.
It is alleged that the two have a clandestine drug laboratory at their house where they manufacture illegal drugs.
In Windhoek, two Namibians and a South African were arrested at a truck port on Friday for being in possession of 14 825 grams of cannabis valued at N$741 250. The suspects are aged 29, 29 and 30.
In another incident at Aroab, a 46-year-old man was arrested on Friday for being in possession of seven Mandrax tablets valued at N$700.
At Oshakati, a 42-year-old man was arrested at a service station on Friday for being in possession of a pangolin skin.
A 19-year-old man was arrested in Okuryangava, Windhoek, on Saturday for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl.