The South African Narcotics Enforcement Bureau (SANEB) has arrested the runaway Nigerian drug Lord who refused to hand himself in at the Hawks’ offices in Germiston as instructed by the authorities in December 2016.

The drug kingpin was asked to hand himself in after he was linked to a clandestine laboratory which was used to manufacture Crystal Meth in Pomona.

When police raided his premise, they seized drugs, chemicals and drug manufacturing equipment estimated to worth R3 million.

After the drug kingpin, a 45-year-old Nigerian national failed to hand himself in with his legal representative, a warrant of arrest was issued by the Benoni Magistrates Court to get him answer his case.

As such, he was busted, arrested and charged with Drugs and Drug Trafficking Act 140 of 1992. He made a brief appearance at the Benoni Magistrates Court yesterday, 03 February 2017.

Major General Prince Mokotedi, Head of Hawks in Gauteng praised the members responsible for the arrest of the drug kingpin.

“We shall continue to tear the strongholds of drug lords as we remain unambiguous in our fight against drugs from communities which is included on our mandate,” Mokotedi vowed.