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Elderly man and woman arrested with 25.4kg of dagga in Centane

Nov 13, 2017
Elderly man and woman arrested with 25.4kg of dagga in Centane

A 65-year-old man and a 62-year-old woman are expected in court on Monday after they were arrested by Centane police for allegedly dealing in and possession of dagga.

The man was arrested at Njingini Village, Centane, with dagga weighing 25kg with a street value of R25 000 with the woman was arrested at Magiqweni Village, also in Centane, with dagga weighing 0.4kg with a street value of R500.

According to police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha, both suspects were arrested on Friday.

 

"Both suspects were arrested following police intelligence that they were dealing and in possession of dagga respectively," he said.

"The two will appear before the Centane Magistrate's Court on Monday on charges of dealing and possession of dagga."