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Butterworth man busted with dagga following tip-off from the public

JUNE 12, 2017
Butterworth man busted with dagga following tip-off from the public

Butterworth police over the weekend arrested a 34-year-old man for possession of dagga.

According to police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha, the suspect was arrested at Polar Park, Butterworth on Saturday, at about 10:15.

"He was found with dagga that has weight of 2,8kg with a street value of R3 000," he said.

"The suspect was arrested following information that he was possessing dagga. He has been charged with possession of dagga."

Captain Manathat said that the man will appear before the Butterworth Magistrate's Court on Monday.

"Butterworth police will continue to make sure that they clean the Butterworth area of illegal drugs."