1 000 bags of dagga found in Vosloorus hostel

2016-03-12 08:31
Marijuana plants. (Ted S Warren, AP, file)

Marijuana plants. (Ted S Warren, AP, file)

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Johannesburg - One thousand Ziploc bags of dagga and almost 300 packs of Nyaope were found in a kitchen in a Vosloorus hostel on Friday, Ekurhuleni Metro Police said.

Spokesperson Lieutenant Kobeli Mokheseng said officers were acting on a tip off when they visited Block 1 of the Mnguni hostel in Maake street.

They cornered two men who shared a room and allegedly found the dagga and Nyaope stashed in a kitchen cupboard.

They were taken to the Vosloorus police station and charged with possession of illicit substances and are expected to appear in the Vosloorus Magistrate's Court soon.

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