WESTERN CAPE – Accused sentenced for dealing in drugs

WESTERN CAPE – Zafar Yusuph (40) appeared in the Athlone Magistrate’s Court yesterday, 30 November 2020 and was found guilty on a charge of contravening the provision of the drugs trafficking Act.

Yusuph was arrested on 21 November 2019  after the Hawks South African Narcotics Enforcement Bureau (SANEB) uncovered 1 kg Heroine and 1500 Mandax tablets  worth a total street value of R360 000-00.

The accused has been sentenced to a fine of R50 000-00 or three (3) years imprisonment. Additionally, he was sentenced to three (3) years imprisonment suspended for five (5) years with stringent conditions.