On Monday, 07 September 2020 at about 12:00, members of Welkom K9 Unit were busy with their routine patrols in the CBD when they noticed a suspicious vehicle in Muizen Street. The vehicle was approached and members conducted a search that led to the confiscation of several pieces of diamonds.
They then took the suspect to his residence; a flat in the Welkom CBD. On arrival, while they continued with the search. The following were found inside the garage: 22 Chrystal Meth tablets, 275 Mandrax tablets and Cocaine.
The 41-year-old man was arrested for possession of uncut diamonds and dealing in drugs, all seized items are estimated to the street value of R40 000.
The suspect is expected to appear soon in Welkom Magistrate Court.
— Arrive Alive (@_ArriveAlive) September 8, 2020
Source – Road Safety
In Other News – Teacher arrested for pregnant colleague’s gruesome murder
A Primary school teacher and an alleged hitman are expected to appear in the Weenen Magistrate’s Court this week, charged with the murder of a Winterton teacher.
Hlengiwe Ndaba’s charred body was found in a bakkie that was riddled with bullet holes on July 23.
Ndaba, a Grade 4 teacher at Phasiwe Primary School, had been eight months’pregnant when she died.
A 37-year-old female teacher, who taught at the same school as Ndaba, is set to appear in court on Thursday in connection with the matter, while a 46-year-old man, thought to have committed the gruesome murder, is expected to appear today. Learn More