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Paterson man busted with 2kgs of dagga and 113 mandrax tablets

Nov 21, 2017
Paterson man busted with 2kgs of dagga and 113 mandrax tablets

Alertness on the part of police officers, who were patrolling Paterson on Monday led to the arrest of a 25-year-old for dealing in dagga and mandrax.

According to police spokesperson, Captain Andre Beetge, the officers spotted a suspicious male walking with a black bag on the N10, close to Paterson Township at around 13:00 on Monday.

"On approaching him, he started running away.

"After apprehending and searching him, the members discovered more than two kilograms of dagga and 113 mandrax tablets in his possession," he said.

"The 25-year-old suspect was arrested and will appear before the Alexandia Magistrate's Court on Wednesday on charges of dealing in dagga and mandrax."