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Dagga worth over R130 000 seized in Dutywa, suspects arrested

Jul 28, 2018
Dagga worth over R130 000 seized in Dutywa, suspects arrested

A Butterworth SAPS Cluster Operation resulted in the arrests of three men on Friday around Dutywa.

“One suspect, aged 40 years old, was arrested for possession of unlicensed firearm namely a revolver with three rounds of ammunition,” said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

“Two other suspects, both aged 30 years old, were arrested with possession of dagga.”

He said that the other suspect was found with dagga that has weight of 69kg with a street value of R70 000.

“The other suspect was arrested with dagga that has weight of 65kg with a street value of R65 000.

Capt Manatha said that the three suspects will appear before the Dutywa Magistrate’s Court on Monday for possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition whilst the others will appear on possession of dagga charges.