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National Intervention Unit seize dagga with an estimated street value of R1, 5 million in Schaapkraal

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Western Cape

Western Cape Provincial Organised Crime detectives are probing the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a huge consignment of dagga on Monday 28 August 2023

Police members attached to the National Intervention Unit responded to information pertaining a dagga storage facility in Philippi area. The members convened and operationalised the information where after they proceeded to 8th avenue in Schaapkraal. Upon their arrival at the identified address they found two unknown suspects hard at work, compressing and sealing dagga in bags. The police arrested and detained the two suspects on a charge of dealing in dagga.

Once charged the suspects are expected to make their court appearance in the Athlone Magistrates court on the mentioned charge.




Warrant Officer Joseph Swartbooi

071 604 8321






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