R500k worth of dagga recovered, Vryheid

South African Police Service

R500k worth of dagga recovered, Vryheid
R500k worth of dagga recovered, Vryheid. Photo: SAPS

Vryheid police officers were conducting an operation on the morning of 6 November 2021, when they spotted a bakkie with cabbages next to Vryheid Junction.

The vehicle was pulled over and a search was conducted.

Police officers found 23 bales of dagga hidden under the cabbages.

The value of the recovered dagga is estimated at R500 000-00.

Two suspects aged 30 and 43 were placed under arrest for dealing in dagga. They are expected to appear in the Vryheid Magistrates Court.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service