Five arrested in R7.6m dagga bust

2011-09-07 09:34

Five people were arrested at Qhuru near King William’s Town after dagga with a street value of R7.6 million was found in their possession.

The police’s Captain Ernest Sigobe said the arrests were made at a dilapidated building while police were following up on a tip-off yesterday.

“They confiscated 106 bags stuffed with dagga and 96 arms of dagga with an estimated value of R7.6 million,” he said.

Three men and two women in their 30s were arrested. Their Ford Bantam bakkie was also confiscated by the police.

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