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SUSPECT ARRESTED ON CHARGES OF DEALING IN DAGGA: NELSPRUIT
2022/05/11      |  Written By:  Brigadier S Mohlala   |   Province:  Mpumalanga

Nelspruit: 10 May 2022 - The Provincial Commissioner of the SAPS in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Semakaleng Daphney Manamela has welcomed the arrest of a 33-year-old man on charges of dealing in dagga. The suspect was nabbed on the N4 Road near Malelane, today, 10 May 2022.

According to reports, SAPS members from Ehlanzeni District Flying Squad spotted a suspicious silver Ford Figo and ordered its driver to stop. Upon searching the vehicle, the members discovered about five bags starched with dagga weighing at about 88,96 kg's with an estimated value of R133 440-00. The man was immediately arrested and charged for dealing in dagga. The vehicle was also seized as police believe it was reportedly used in the commission of crime.

He will appear at the Matsulu Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, 11 May 2022 for bail application.

The Provincial Commissioner of the SAPS in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Semakaleng Manamela has further appreciated members for their vigilance in fighting crime.