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DAGGA VALUED R3 MILLION SEIZED BY POLICE: DURBAN
2021/08/25      |  Written By:  Captain N Gwala   |   Province:  Kwazulu-Natal

DURBAN: 24 August 2021 – Intelligence was received this morning about a truck that was transporting dagga from Pongola towards the Vryheid/Louwsburg.

An operation was put in place to nail the suspects involved. Various units in the SAPS and other law enforcement agencies joined the operation. The truck was spotted along the R69 in the Louwsburg policing area and it was stopped. Upon searching the truck, police found 33 bales of dry dagga which weighed 1567,5kg. The estimated street value of the recovered dagga is R3 million.

Two suspects aged 43 and 46 were placed under arrest for dealing in dagga. They are expected to appear before the Louwsburg Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.