201kg of dagga found in E Cape

2011-10-10 09:04
Mthatha - Five people were arrested for possession of dagga with an estimated street value of R200 000, Mthatha police said on Sunday.

"We stopped a bakkie travelling on the N2 through Mthatha at 20:30 on Saturday and found the dagga in bags in the back of the bakkie," Lieutenant Colonel Mzukisi Fatyela said.

The car and 201kg of dagga were confiscated.

Three men and two women, aged 28 to 37, would appear in the Mthatha Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

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