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War on crime | Cele praises police following Durban drug raid

Police Minister Bheki Cele praised the multi-disciplinary team while visiting the scene of a drug raid in Durban.

DURBAN - Five suspects were killed in a shootout with police conducting a drug raid in Morningside in Durban.

Police spokesperson Robert Netshiunda said the suspects opened fire when officers arrived at their alleged hideout.

Guns, cash and a large amount of drugs were found inside the flat.

READ: Crime in SA | Five suspects shot dead in Durban drug raid

Police Minister Bheki Cele praised the multi-disciplinary team while visiting the scene.

"The police, under the leadership of provincial commissioner Mkhwanazi and the national commissioner, they put a special team, that team is multi-disciplinary team with different components.

"They've been doing a good job, there have been arrests and all that, and they've been on the ground working on this matters."

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