Dagga en route from Swaziland intercepted by Hawks, Badplaas

South African Police Service

Dagga en route from Swaziland intercepted by Hawks, Badplaas
Dagga en route from Swaziland intercepted by Hawks, Badplaas

A 27-year-old suspect is expected to appear before the Carolina Magistrates’ Court on 14 September 2021, for dealing in drugs after he was arrested by the members of the Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation Mpumalanga and Crime Intelligence on Monday 13 September 2021 on Badplaas Road.

The information about the vehicle which was transporting dagga from Swaziland border to South Africa was followed by the team.

With the assistance of the Badplaas police, the said vehicle was stopped at Badplaas-Barberton Road. Upon the search, nine (9) bags of compressed dagga with a street value of R158 000-00 was recovered from the bakkie and seized for further investigation.

The driver of the vehicle who was the only occupant was arrested and charged for dealing in drugs.

The investigation is continuing.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service