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Suspect arrested for possession of dagga and car breaking implements in East London

By Yolanda Palezweni - Sep 19, 2017
Suspect arrested for possession of dagga and car breaking implements in East London

Police in East London on Monday night arrested a 32 year-old suspect for possession of dagga, car breaking implements and suspected stolen property in Quigney, East London.

According to police spokesperson, Captain Nkosikho Mzuku, police conducted search operation aimed at tackling crime generators in Quigney and during the operation, members searched a flat and arrested the suspect for possession of dagga, estimated at R5 000.

He added that the search also resulted in the confiscation of car breaking implements and possible stolen goods.

“We believe that, this arrest will help us to address further burglaries and theft out of motor vehicles,” said Captain Mzuku.

The suspect is due to appear in the East London Magistrate's Court soon on charges of possession of dagga, car breaking implements and suspected stolen goods.