Dagga man nabbed

2015-11-19 06:00
 Constable Asavela Makrwede, Warrant Officer Wonga Nyangintsimbi and Constable Sithembile Ntsebezo with drums of confiscated dagga. PHOTO: saps

Constable Asavela Makrwede, Warrant Officer Wonga Nyangintsimbi and Constable Sithembile Ntsebezo with drums of confiscated dagga. PHOTO: saps

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One person has been arrested following the discovery of dagga worth an estimated half a million rands.

According to police, the arrest was made on Tuesday 10 November after police received a tip off from the community.

“At approximately 21:30, the Cape Town flying squad police members received information about dagga that was sold at 22 Section in Mandela Park, Khayelitsha.

On arrival at the address they requested permission to search the premises and was granted,” said Harare police spokesperson Lieutenant Siyabulela Vukubi.

He said that the officials discovered seven drums all containing dagga which was loose and other already in parcels ready for selling.

“The street value of the dagga was estimated at R500.000.00.

A 52 year old suspect was arrested and charged for Dealing in dagga.

The suspect appeared in Khayelitsha Magistrate Court on Thursday,” he said.

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