Man caught with 70 dagga plants in garden

2012-01-09 08:12

An Eastern Cape man was arrested when 70 dagga plants were found in his garden at the Skiet informal settlement, in Butterworth.

Police arrived at the 48-year-old man’s house at 5am today and uprooted the plants, the police’s Captain Jackson Manatha said in a statement. The man also had five packages of dagga.

The dagga was worth an estimated R5 000 on the street, Manatha said.

The man was expected to appear in the Butterworth Magistrates Court later today.

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