Alleged dealers in court over R2.6m dagga

2012-11-03 14:00

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Johannesburg - Thirteen people who were found with R2.6m worth of dagga appeared in two separate courts in the Northern Cape, the Hawks said on Saturday.

Captain Paul Ramoloko said 11 of the people who were arrested appeared in the Kakamas Magistrate's Court on Friday and remained in custody until their next court appearance on 9 November.

He said the other two, a man and his alleged female client, appeared in the Jan Kempdorp Magistrate's Court.

"The dealer was released on R8 000 bail whereas his client was released on R2 000 bail. They will both be back in court on December 3," Ramaloko said.

Among those arrested were three women and eight men.

The alleged dagga dealers were arrested by Hawks in the early hours of Thursday in Kakamas area of Upington after being found with dagga worth R2.6m.

"The crackdown is the biggest dagga related bust in the area this year," he said.

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