Alleged notorious drug dealer in court

KWAZULU-NATAL A 39-year-old suspect, Celestine Friday Okoh, is making his first appearance in the Durban Magistrates Court today on charges of dealing and possession of Crystal Meth, following his arrest during a joint operation carried out by the Hawks’ South African Narcotics Enforcement Bureau (SANEB), Counter Narcotics, Crime Intelligence, Metro Drug Task Team and Metro K9.

The successful operation was conducted on Tuesday, 14 January 2020 at his residence in Durban, for dealing in drugs at night clubs and selling drugs to youngsters. The suspect was allegedly caught in the act of packaging the drugs into smaller packets for sale. The exhibits seized include Crystal Meth, scales, packaging and other drug paraphernalia with an estimated street value of R10 500.

A follow-up operation was conducted at the basement of the same building and large amounts of fake American Dollars and South African Rands were discovered in an open electricity room.

Source: South African Police Service