Dagga worth over R700 000 confiscated in Klerksdorp


TWO suspects aged 34 and 53 for were nabbed by The Hawks in North West for being in possession of dagga on Sunday.

The Hawks provincial spokesperson, Captain Tlangelani Rikhotso said they received information about a large stash of dagga nestled in a shack located approximately 15km outside of Klerksdorp at Doringhoek farm. 

“An intelligence driven operation was swiftly conducted and large bags of dagga valued to be worth approximately R744 000 were found. 

“The duo was arrested and will appear in Klerksdorp Magistrate’s Court on Monday,” Rikhotso said.

The Provincial Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation, Major General Linda Mbana said: “We urge community members to continue to report crime.

“We also want warn criminals that there is no place for drugs in the province as they affect people’s lives.”



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