The operation saw the arrest of a male drug dealer which was made by the Verulam SAPS Crime Prevention Unit after they received information of drugs being sold at a notorious drug den in the Oaklands area.
It is alleged by a complainant who is an Uber taxi driver that he was contacted by an unknown man who required his services.
The mob assaulted the 21-year-old. The second suspect managed to evade arrest.
Last week, a suspect was apprehended in the river along Northern Drive after stealing plastic and building equipment.
All arrested suspects, aged between 20 and 29, will appear in the Ntuzuma Magistrate’s Court soon.
The arrested suspect has appeared in court. It is believed that members of the Inanda Crime Prevention were following up on information regarding an unlicensed firearm in the Inanda area.
The matter was reported to the police and the suspect was arrested and then released into the custody of his guardian.
In the first case, the acting provincial commissioner for KZN, Maj Gen Bheki Langa welcomed the sentences meted out to three men, who were responsible for a massacre in the Ceza area during 2016.
According to Tongaat SAPS corporate communications officer, Cpt Patrick Ngwane, the pair threatened the victim with firearms and took R10, 000 cash from the till as well as cellphones.
It is alleged that the victim who was home alone noticed that something was amiss when she saw their dog lying unconscious under the carport. She then went to check what was wrong with the dog.
According to his daughter in law, well-known local comedian Natashia Portrag, also known as ‘Tash’, the 68-year-old grandfather was about to inform his sons that he was leaving when the incident transpired.