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Centane man busted with dagga and dagga plants worth R14 000

Mar 12, 2018
Centane man busted with dagga and dagga plants worth R14 000

Centane police arrested a 54-year-old man for possession of dagga and dagga plants over the weekend.

"The suspect was arrested on Sunday, at about 10:00, at Lusizi Village, Centane.

"The suspect was found with dagga that has weight of 8,046 kg with a street value of R9 000," said police spokesperson, Captain Jakson Manatha.

"184 dagga plants were uprooted from the garden of the suspect."

The suspect will appear before the Centane Magistrate Court on Monday on charges of possession of dagga and cultivation of dagga.

"The dagga plants are valued R5 000."

Image: SAPS members, who arrested the suspect with dagga at Centane Police Station.