Man arrested for cannabis dealing

2017-01-24 06:01
Benzine found at the crime scene in New Germany Photo: supplied

Benzine found at the crime scene in New Germany Photo: supplied

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AFTER receiving information about a man who was dealing in dagga and cannabis oil, Hawks members, eThekwini Inner South Crime Intelligence, Shongweni K9 and Durban Metro Police conducted a sting operation and a 58-year-old man was arrested in New German last week.

Members kept observation and a search warrant was obtained. On Sunday, 15 January they swooped onto the suspect's house and a search was conducted. Upon searching, 150kg of compressed dagga, litres of benzine and magic mushrooms were found in the house. The street value of the seized dagga is about R1 million.

He was charged for dealing in dagga and is due to appear in the Pinetown Magistrate's Court soon. - Supplied.

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