Drugs recovered in Greytown. Picture: SAPS
Drugs recovered in Greytown. Picture: SAPS

Greytown cop arrested for dealing in drugs

By Jolene Marriah-Maharaj Time of article published Apr 20, 2021

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Durban - Two people, one of them a constable for SAPS, has been charged with dealing in drugs and defeating the ends of justice.

KZN police said Provincial Organised Crime conducted an operation with a search warrant in Park Lane Street in Greytown on April 15 at 7:30am.

“A search was conducted inside the house and the police found 42 bags containing cocaine powder, two large moons of rock cocaine, four glass bottles with cocaine residue and a scale,” said police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala.

“A variety of foreign currency were found inside the house as well as cash suspected to be the proceeds of drugs.The estimated street value of the recovered drugs is R20 000.”

Gwala said Cosmos Eke, 43, was arrested for possession of drugs.

“The team proceeded to Greytown SAPS where a 21-year-old police officer, Constable Clifford Nolan Naicker was arrested for defeating the ends of justice and for dealing in drugs.

“Both suspects appeared before the Greytown Magistrate’s Court.”

They are expected to appear in court on Thursday.

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