Two nabbed for narcotics

18 February 2021 | Crime

ADOLF KAURE

WALVIS BAY



The police in the Erongo Region have made two arrests relating to narcotics.

The first suspect, a 30-year-old man, was to have made his first appearance before the Swakopmund magistrate's court yesterday.

The regional crime investigations coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Erastus Iikuyu, said drugs valued at N$425 000 were seized.

“He was arrested at a house in Mossie Avenue, Tamariskia. The man was found in possession of five medium as well as seven large parcels of cannabis weighing 8.5 kg,” he said.

The second arrest took place in Omuthiya Street in Kuisebmond. It involved a 28-year-old man who was found in possession of cannabis (180g) valued at N$9 000. The accused made his first appearance before the Walvis Bay magistrate's court yesterday.

Investigations into both matters continue.

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