Members of Kimberley POP and De Aar Crime Intelligence made a breakthrough with the arrest of a male suspect at Prieska in connection with money laundering, possession of a gas pistol and ammunition.
The suspect was found in possession of 143 South African identity documents, 2 SA identity application papers, 37 SASSA pension cards, 32 FNB cards, 39 Standard Bank cards, 4 Capitec Bank cards, 6 Post Office Bank cards, Bank 15 account cards from different retail shops, 19 rounds of ammunition, 1 camouflaged army trouser.
At another house in Prieska, a suspect was arrested for being in possession of mandrax tablets and suspected stolen Samsung sound system.
Also at another house in Prieska, a suspect was arrested in possession of SASSA pension cards and bank cards from ABSA, FNB, Standard Bank, Old Mutual. The suspect was also found in possession of R10 200 cash.
The fourth suspect was found in possession of tik, mandrax and khat drugs estimated at R10 000. An amount of R620 cash was also confiscated.
The Cluster Commander of Pixley Ka Seme, Brigadier Sofika has commended the good work rendered by members. She said that the community of Prieska will breathe a sigh of relief after the arrest of the four drug dealers.
The suspects are expected to appear before the local Magistrates Court soon pending