IFP Welcomes the Arrest of Drug Kingpins in Durban

07 November 2014.

 

The IFP has welcomed the arrest of the drug kingpins and owners of night clubs in Florida Road, Durban and the seizure of drugs estimated at about R85 million. 

"Such people are directly responsible for the high incidence of drug dealing and drug related crimes in our society. Whilst they become rich from their illicit activities, young lives and families are being destroyed. We applaud the impressive work done by the police task team in arresting these criminals.

Communities need to work with their local police and provide information so that drug manufacturers and dealers are removed from our community and sent to jail," said the IFP eThekwini Spokesperson, Councillor Mdu Nkosi . 

"We call on the police to make sure that the investigation is thoroughly done and that there are no loopholes that will enable these criminals to escape the law.

Night clubs and other businesses that are used as fronts for criminal activities must be exposed in order to protect innocent citizens. We urge the police to ensure that the drugs that were discovered are destroyed so that they do not make their way back into society," continued Mr. Nkosi 

"As the IFP we are committed to working towards the realization of drug-free communities and pledge our support to all those who are aligned to anti-drug programmes in their various areas. We call on community leaders and NGOs to work closely with the police to rid our communities of the scourge of drugs and their attendant evils," concluded Mr. Nkosi

 

Issued by:
EThekwini Spokesperson, Cllr Mdu Nkosi, 076 133 1382

 

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