Dagga worth R123k recovered, 4 arrested, Bathlaros

South African Police Service

Dagga worth R123k recovered, 4 arrested, Bathlaros
Dagga worth R123k recovered, 4 arrested, Bathlaros

The John Taolo Gaetsewe (JTG) Cluster Crime Intelligence unit, JTG Highway Patrol, Kuruman K9 unit and JTG Trio Crime unit all embarked on an intelligence driven operation regarding dagga sales in Bathlaros.

On Tuesday, 5 June 2018 at about 09:30 the police raided a house in Maruping Village, Bathlaros and found dagga stashed in the bedroom and toilet of the premises. The police also confiscated some money from the suspects.

The dagga weighs 12,430kg, with an estimated street value of R123 000.

The JTG Cluster Commander, Major General Johan Bean lauded the Police team for a sterling job done and commended the community for their assistance in this regard.

“The police will continue in their quest to uproot the drug dealers and traffickers from our society and leave no stone unturned in this regard,” said Major Gen Johan Bean.

One female suspect (33) and three male suspects, aged 32, 33 and 52 respectively should be appearing in the Kuruman Magistrates’ Court on charges of dealing in dagga soon.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service