Frank Onyeka Nwaru, a drug servant based mostly in Klersksdorp, was convicted. His conviction earlier than the Stilfontein Regional Courtroom got here yesterday after his arrest in Could 2018.
Hawks spokesman Tlangelani Rikhotso stated Nwaru was arrested by the Hawks’ South African Narcotics Enforcement Bureau (SANEB) after they adopted up on details about alleged drug trafficking close to Klerksdorp Elementary College.
Crystal meth and CAT price round R1 1.5 million had been present in his condominium. Nwaru was arrested and appeared shortly earlier than the Klerksdorp District Courtroom. The state efficiently defied bail and the defendant remained in custody till he was ultimately convicted of drug trafficking.
He was sentenced as follows: 6 years imprisonment for drug trafficking, 12 years imprisonment for drug trafficking, and three: 12 months imprisonment for violating the immigration regulation suspended for 5 years.
Counts 1 and a pair of are carried out on the identical time. The defendant will subsequently serve a jail sentence of 12 years.
The Provincial Director of the Directorate of Precedence Crime Investigation Main Basic Patrick Mbotho welcomed the decision and thanked the investigative workforce and the Nationwide Regulation Enforcement Company (NPA) for his or her wonderful work.