Nigerian drug dealer nabbed during sting operation

The police followed up a tip-off and raided a house in Jorissen Street, in South Africa, where they arrested the man and confiscated several stolen items and drugs

Photos of items recovered after the raid

A sting operation led by the police together with the mounted unit and K9 unit resulted in the arrest of a 37-year-old Nigerian man on Wednesday, October 210.

According to Capt. Ntobeng Phalal, the police followed up a tip-off and raided a house in Jorissen Street, in South Africa, where they arrested the man and confiscated several stolen items and drugs.

"The items confiscated during the operation include: rock and CAT to the estimated value of R18 000, few dagga plants, cash, 8 cell phones, printers and a laptop," Provincial police spokesperson Col Ronel Otto said.

The arrested suspect is due to appear in the Polokwane Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, October 22, Otto added.

The man is yet to be identified.

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