A six-month-long undercover police investigation resulted in the arrest of a family of alleged drug dealers, as well the seizure of a large quantity of narcotics, in Pietermaritzburg, the Maritzburg Sun reported.
The suspects, a husband, wife and their son, appeared in the magistrates’ court on Friday. Both the husband and wife have previous convictions for drug dealing.
The drugs seized in the swoop included: 18 bags of cocaine, 33 pieces of crack cocaine, five ecstasy pills and a quantity of dagga.
The operation was driven by crime intelligence and other police units.