R3 million worth of dagga recovered, Louwsburg

South African Police Service

R3 million worth of dagga recovered, Louwsburg
R3 million worth of dagga recovered, Louwsburg. Photo: SAPS

Intelligence was received on the morning of 24 august 2021, about a truck that was transporting dagga from Pongola towards the Vryheid/Louwsburg.

An operation was put in place to nail the suspects involved. Various units in the SAPS and other law enforcement agencies joined the operation.

The truck was spotted along the R69 in the Louwsburg policing area and it was stopped. Upon searching the truck, police found 33 bales of dry dagga which weighed 1567,5kg. The estimated street value of the recovered dagga is R3 million.

Two suspects aged 43 and 46 were placed under arrest for dealing in dagga. They are expected to appear before the Louwsburg Magistrate’ Court.

SAPS Newsroom

SOURCESouth African Police Service