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Man arrested in possession of dagga worth R900 000

Apr 16, 2018
Man arrested in possession of dagga worth R900 000

Butterworth police arrested a 36-year-old man for possession of dagga worth nearly R1 million over the weekend. 

"The suspect was arrested on Sunday, at about 16:00, at Ndabakazi Station outside Butterworth," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha. 

"The dagga has weight of 810 kg with a street value of R900 000."

He said that the suspect was arrested following police intelligence.

"The suspect will appear before the Butterworth Magistrate's Court on Monday on a charge of possession of dagga."