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SUSPECT ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF DRUGS IN KIMBERLEY
2022/05/11      |  Written By:  Captain T Thebe   |   Province:  Northern Cape

NORTHERN CAPE – A 29-year-old female was arrested by the Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation team on 9 May 2022 for possession of drugs worth approximately R140 000.

Police received information of a delivery of dagga from Johannesburg to Kimberley and the information was operationalised. The members searched an identified minibus taxi and dagga weighing 2.80 kilograms was found in a travel bag. Upon interviewing the suspect, it was established that the suspect is in the country illegally. She was further charged with contravention of Immigration Act.

The drugs have been seized for further investigation.

 The suspect is expected to appear in the Kimberley Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, 11 May 2022.