IVORY PARK – The station commander of the Ivory Park SAPS, Brigadier David Mbongeni Ngcobo, has welcomed a tip-off from an anonymous community member, which led to the arrest of a nyaope dealer.
The police arrested the 32-year-old suspect near the taxi rank at Ivory Park’s Extension Three. According to a statement issued by the police, the man was plying his trade when the police caught him. Members of the Benoni Flying Squad were alerted by a community member and quickly acted on the information provided. He had at least 22 parcels of nyaope and one thousand rands in cash with him, which were part of the proceeds of his illicit work. He will be charged for dealing drugs and is expected to appear in the Tembisa Magistrate’s Court. “Tip-offs such as this make our work as the police easier. It is comforting to know that the community is supportive of our efforts aimed at ridding drugs in our communities,” said Brigadier Ngcobo.