Suspect in court for dagga worth R2.3m

2015-10-14 20:04


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Cape Town - An alleged drug dealer will appear in the Philippi Magistrate’s Court on Thursday after he was caught with dagga worth R2.3m, police said.

Spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk said in a statement officers attached to the Trio Crimes and Gangsterism Unit were deployed in Nyanga and were conducting crime prevention operations when they received a tip-off about a man selling dagga in Mjodo Street.

“Upon searching the premises at about 17:30, four big plastic drums filled with compressed dagga, 22 parcels, 53 bankies and 15kg of loose compressed dagga worth an estimated value of R2.3m was seized,” he said. 

A 59-year-old man was arrested and charged with dealing in dagga.

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