Clash During South African Drug Bust: Officer Assaulted by Suspected Nigerian Trafficker

Johannesburg, South Africa — A Nigerian man, suspected of drug dealing, allegedly attacked a police officer during a law enforcement operation in a northern suburb of Johannesburg, escalating concerns about violence against police officers in South Africa’s largest city. The incident occurred when officers from the Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) were conducting a routine check in the area known for frequent drug-related activities. During the operation, the suspect reportedly became violent and assaulted one …

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