MPUMALANGA: Intelligence driven operation by members of the Hawks SANEB (South African Narcotics Enforcement Bureau) Mpumalanga, Secunda Dog Unit and Crime Intelligence lead to the arrest of Therandran Frank Naidoo (36), Linda Margaret Swart (49) and Japhet Chiebuka Onuoha Jeff (32) for dealing in drugs.
The team followed information about the Fortuner with three occupants who were peddling drugs at Secunda/Evander road.
The vehicle was spotted and stopped and upon the search Crystal Meth valued at R31 000 was found hidden under the front passenger’s seat.
The Fortuner, cell phones and drugs were confiscated and are valued at R440 000.
The trio appeared in Secunda Magistrate’s Court on Monday 13 August and Linda Swart was granted R500.
The matter between Frank and Japhet was postponed to 15 August for verification of documents. The duo are remanded in custody.
For enquiries: Captain Dineo Lucy Sekgotodi at 071 4813493