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Three women and man busted for drug possession

Jul 12, 2018
Three women and man busted for drug possession

Butterworth police arrested three women, aged 22, 30, 45 and a 22-year-old man for possession of drugs.

"A woman and the man were arrested at Nkanini Village, Butterworth on Wednesday, at about 17:00 after they were found with dagga that has weight of 5,40kg with a street value of R6,000," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The two women, aged 30 and 45, were arrested at Skiet Informal Settlement, Butterworth on Wednesday, at about 17:30 and were found in possession of 120 mandrax tablets with a street value of R3,000."

He said that all the suspects will appear before the Butterworth Magistrate's Court on Thursday on charges of possession of drugs and possession of dagga.