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Three Butterworth men, including 62-year-old, busted with dagga worth R51 000

May 21, 2018
Three Butterworth men, including 62-year-old, busted with dagga worth R51 000

Butterworth police have arrested three men for dealing in dagga.

"The suspects were arrested on Monday, at about 00:30, at Toleni Village, Butterworth," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The suspects, aged 27, 47 and 62 years old, were found with bags of dagga with a weight of 50,1kg."

He said that the street value of the dagga is estimated at R51 000.

Captain Manatha added that the suspects were arrested following police intelligence that they were dealing in dagga.

"The suspects  will appear before Butterworth Magistrates Court on Tuesday, facing charges of dealing in dagga."