13 held over dagga worth R2.6m

2012-11-03 22:55
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Johannesburg - Thirteen people believed to be members of a dagga syndicate have been arrested near Upington, the Hawks said on Saturday.

Captain Paul Ramaloko said they found in possession of dagga with a street value of R2.6m in Kakamas area of Upington on Thursday.

"The eleven arrested suspects, three females and eight males appeared before Kakamas Magistrate’s Court and were all remanded in custody, instructed to re-appear on November 9."

He said the other two, a dealer and his female client, appeared in the Jan Kempdorp Magistrate’s Court and released on bail.

"The dealer was released on R8 000 bail whereas his client was released on R2 000 bail, and they will both re-appear on December 3."

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