R250k worth of dagga recovered, Potchefstroom

South African Police Service

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R250k worth of dagga recovered, Potchefstroom. Photo: SAPS
R250k worth of dagga recovered, Potchefstroom. Photo: SAPS

SAPS efforts towards the fight against drug peddling continues to yield positive results. Police in Potchefstroom arrested two suspects aged 32 and 36 for dealing in drugs (dagga) on Friday, 7 August 2020.

The suspects were arrested at about 10:30 by members of Potchefstroom Flying Squad. The members were doing a routine patrol when they spotted a suspicious looking maroon Toyota Corolla on the R501 Carletonville-Potchefstroom road driving towards Potchefstroom.

The vehicle was followed and pulled off for a search. Upon searching the vehicle, the members discovered compressed dagga in the back seat as well as in the boot with estimated street value of R250 000-00.

The suspects were immediately arrested and their vehicle confiscated. They are expected to appear before the Potchefstroom Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, 11 August 2020 on a charge of dealing in drugs.

SAPS Newsroom

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