NORTHERN CAPE – The Provincial Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation Major General Kholekile Galawe has welcomed the sentences imposed on Frank Onyenakasa (31), for dealing in drugs by the Kuruman Magistrate Court on Thursday, 25 February 2021.
The accused was part of the syndicate that was arrested during a sting operation conducted simultaneously in the Northern Cape and the Western Cape on the 23rd of March 2018.
The operation was in accordance with the Hawks’ resolve to stem the proliferation, selling and use of illegal drugs, which is steadily gaining momentum among the youth. It became evident that the threat had evolved as one of the targets relocated and operated from the Western Cape.
Onyenakasa was sentenced as follows:
Count 1: Two years imprisonment for dealing in drugs.
Count 2: Four years imprisonment for dealing in drugs.
Count 3: Seven years imprisonment for dealing in drugs. All sentences are to run concurrently.
“We are determined to work harder and are committed to leave no stone unturned in ensuring that criminals are dealt with severely”. Major General Kholekile Galawe said.