Couple in custody for dealing in drugs

A South African woman, aged 22, and her foreign national boyfriend aged 38 have been arrested by the police in Limpopo for dealing in drugs.

The pair were arrested at their luxury home in Ivydale in the outskirts around 5am, as they arrived in Polokwane after travelling from Gauteng province.

Limpopo police spokesperson, Colonel Malesela Ledwaba said police tailed the car after they received a tip- off about a couple transporting drugs “Members received information about suspects who were transporting drugs from Gauteng to Polokwane.

“An intelligence driven operation was conducted and the said vehicle was followed until it reached an estate in Ivydale, on the outskirts of Polokwane.

“A search was conducted inside the vehicle and police officers said they discovered crystal meth with a street value of approximately R80,000.

“The duo, a 38-year-old man who is a foreign national, and his South African partner, aged 22, were subsequently arrested and charged for dealing in drugs. They are expected to appear in the Polokwane Magistrate’s Court on Friday, October 13,” said Ledwaba.

Provincial commissioner of police in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has commended the law enforcement unit for their prompt response.

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