Kzn Cops Attacked While Trying To Arrest Alleged Drug Dealer

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Durban - Police, who were outnumbered, overpowered four men who attacked them for arresting an alleged drug dealer in Verulam.

Lieutenant Colonel Thulani Zwane, a KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson, said Verulam police were conducting stop and search operations at Verulam bus rank when they spotted a man looking suspicious.

The police officers stopped him and he was searched.

Police found one hundred and ten heroin capsules in his possession.

"While the police officers were busy arresting the suspect, his friends attacked the police officers and interfered with their duties. They wanted police to release the suspect. The police officers overpowered the four friends who were carrying knives. Police disarmed them of the dangerous weapon. The knives were seized for further investigation. The four men were arrested for possession of dangerous weapons and interfering with police officers while conducting their duties,"Zwane said....

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