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Two Nigerians Arrested Fo Selling Drugs To School Kids

Two Nigerian nationals are expected to appear in court on Monday, 20 February, in connection with selling drugs to learners at two schools near Flora Park Dam in Limpopo.

The two were arrested on Thursday, 16 February.


South African Police Service (SAPS) spokesperson in Limpopo, Colonel Malesela Ledwaba, said members of the Provincial Organised Crime Unit in collaboration with Crime Intelligence received information about a 41-year-old Nigerian who was allegedly selling drugs to learners at Northern Academy Secondary and Flora Park Secondary schools which are adjacent to Flora Park Dam.

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Ledwaba said the information was immediately operationalised, and a sting operation was conducted at the said dam.

“The suspect was found sitting in a white Nissan Almera sedan. Police requested to search his motor vehicle and found 500 balls of heroin with an estimated street value of R20 000 concealed inside the dashboard.

“The operation continued, and his countryman aged 44 was nabbed along the N1 north next to Botlokwa just after he allegedly received the Heroine drugs from the first suspect at Flora Park dam meant for further distribution,” the spokesperson said.

The two suspects will appear before the Polokwane and Botlokwa Magistrate’s court on Monday, 20 February 2023, facing charges of possession and drug dealing.-The South African

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