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TWO MEN DUE TO APPEAR BEFORE COURT AFTER BEING FOUND WITH DAGGA TO THE VALUE OF MORE THAN R200 000: NELSPRUIT
2021/08/10      |  Written By:  Colonel D Mdhluli   |   Province:  Mpumalanga

NELSPRUIT: 10 August 2021 - Two men aged between 30 and 35 are due to appear before the Mashishing Magistrates' Court on today, 10 August 2021. These suspects face charges relating to the dagga, to the value of about R208 000 that they were reportedly found with, and they were arrested on Sunday, 08 August 2021 at Lydenburg.

According to reports, members of the South African Police Service from the K9 Unit in Lydenburg were busy with their routine duties when they spotted a suspicious white double cab Ford Ranger with Limpopo registration number plates. There were two occupants inside the said vehicle which was searched and the astute members discovered 10 bags of dagga weighing about 69.5 kilograms. The two male suspects were then arrested and charged accordingly hence their court appearance.

The Provincial Commissioner of the SAPS in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Semakaleng Manamela has applauded members for their vigilance and subsequent arrest of the suspects.