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Trio to appear in court for dealing in dagga

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner North West

POTCHEFSTROOM - Three suspects, a female, aged 32 and two males (both aged 27) were arrested in Orkney on Saturday morning, 30 October 2021, after close to 40kg of dagga was found in the boot of their vehicle. They will be appearing before the Orkney Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, 02 November 2021 on a charge of dealing in dagga.

It is alleged that the trio were stopped at a roadblock on the R30 road, between Orkney and the Vaal River (towards Bothaville). Whilst searching the vehicle, a total of 15 black bags containing 39,1 kg dagga with estimated street value of R117 300.00 were found in the boot of their vehicle. They were immediately arrested for dealing in dagga.

The Provincial Commissioner applauded the Illicit Mining Task Team for their vigilance and hard work that led to this success.   


Colonel Adéle Myburgh
082 ‪856 1731



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