Drug trafficker arrested with R374k worth of dagga, Margate

South African Police Service

Drug trafficker arrested with R374k worth of dagga, Margate
Drug trafficker arrested with R374k worth of dagga, Margate. Photo: SAPS

Yongama Zulu (30) was remanded in custody following his brief court appearance at Margate Magistrates Court on 29 August 2018. Zulu was arrested by Port Shepstone Hawks members and K9 unit on Tuesday, 28 August 2018.

Members received information about a vehicle which was transporting dagga from Eastern Cape to Durban. Observation duties were conducted on the N2 freeway and the said motor vehicle was spotted. Police tried to stop the vehicle but the driver sped off and a high speed chase ensued.

The accused was cornered near Margate and his vehicle was searched. Sixty one bags of dagga were found at the back of the bakkie and Zulu was subsequently arrested.

He was charged for dealing in dagga. The street value of the seized dagga is approximately R374 000.00.

The case was postponed to 5 September 2018 for a formal bail application.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service