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Grahamstown police make second dagga bust within 24 hours

Jul 24, 2018
Grahamstown police make second dagga bust within 24 hours

Within 24 hours of making a R25 000 dagga bust and arrest, Gahamstown police were back on their beat.

"At approximately 15:30 the famous 'A team' stopped a Toyota Quantum on the N2 that had been travelling from Mthatha towards Port Elizabeth," said police spokesperson, Captain Mali Govender.

"During a search operation, they found three bags, all packed with parcels of dagga with a street value of R19 500.

"Whilst trying to establish ownership, one of the bags contained an identity document belonging to one of the passengers."

A 32-year-old male was arrested.

"He faces a charge of possession of dagga. He will appear in the Grahamstown Magistrate's Court this week."

SAPS Grahamstown Cluster Commander, Brigadier David Kanuka, commended his team, “Your constant show of visibility and holding of vehicle check points proves yet again that your commitment can beat criminals at their game!"