Passenger caught with dagga

2011-03-11 00:00

ABOUT 450 cars were stopped and searched on Tuesday during a roadblock on R61 near Caribbean Estates in Port Edward conducted by the SA Police Force Women’s Network from the Margate Cluster.

The policewomen used the occasion of the roadblock to celebrate International Woman’s Day.

Among the cars stopped was a taxi on route to Durban. A passenger in the taxi was found in possession of 6,5 kg of dagga, said Sergent Pumzile Makaula of the SAPF in Margate.

The suspect is thought to have been on his way to sell the dagga in Durban. Police confiscated the dagga and arrested the passenger.

Makaula added, “Road traffic fines were issued for other offences such as driving without a licence and driving without a PDP [public driver’s permit].”

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