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Over 80 dagga plants uprooted from 65-year-old Willowvale woman's garden

Jan 5, 2018
Over 80 dagga plants uprooted from 65-year-old Willowvale woman's garden

An elderly woman is expected in court on Monday after she was arrested early on Friday morning in Willowvale for allegedly growing and selling dagga.

"Willowvale police arrested a 65-year-old woman for possession of dagga.

"The suspect was arrested on Friday, at about 01:40, at Gaxa Location, in Mahasana Village, Willowvale," described police spokesperson, Capt Jackson Manatha.

"She was found with 16 zolls of dagga and police also uprooted 85 dagga plants from her garden."

He said that the dagga has street value of R3000.

"The suspect will appear before the Willowvale Magistrate Court on Monday."