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Woman arrested transporting dagga from Mthatha to Cape Town

May 1, 2018
Woman arrested transporting dagga from Mthatha to Cape Town

Members of the Grahamstown Highway Patrol Unit stopped and searched a long distance bus at the Monument on the N2 and checked a suitcase in the luggage compartment and found that it contained five large parcels of dagga.

"The members tracked the suitcase to a 27-year-old female passenger, who was travelling from Mthatha through a tag on the suitcase," described police spokesperson, Captain Mali Govender.

"The dagga weights 14.40kg and it's estimated value is R14 400."

The bus was on route from Mthatha to Cape Town.

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