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Two women and three men arrested with 47kg of dagga worth around R47 000

Dec 11, 2017
Two women and three men arrested with 47kg of dagga worth around R47 000

Two women, aged 22 and 25 years old, as well as three men, aged 29,30 and 31, are expected in court on Tuesday after they were arrested by Kei Bridge police in possession of dagga worth over R47 000 on the streets.

"The five were arrested on Monday, at about 09:30," said police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"They were in a kombi and its not clear where they were coming from and their destination was not known.

He said that the dagga, which was packed in six bags, has weight of 46,653kg with a street value of R47 000.

The suspects will appear before the Butterworth Magistrate's Court on Tuesday on charges of dealing in dagga.