Five Nigerians arrested for drug trafficking in South Africa

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Five Nigerians have been arrested for drug possession in Pretoria, South Africa.

The suspects were arrested in Garsfontein on Tuesday by members of the Tshwane Metro Police Drug (TMPD) Unit.

The unit said in a statement that the illegal substances have an estimated street value of nearly half a million Rand.

TMPD officers responded to a tip about a white Suzuki vehicle delivering drugs on Atterbury Road.

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A team of officers then discreetly followed the transporter to his residence on a complex.

In the apartment, the police found four suspects packaging heroin (nyaope) and crystal meth.

“They were all arrested for dealing and possessing drugs. Well done team,” the statement said.

Five Nigerians arrested for drug trafficking in South Africa