Police maintain arrested six suspects for alleged possession of bigger than R300 000 rate of dagga in the North West Province.
Hawks spokesperson Nomthandazo Mnisi said that the six suspects, outmoded between 27 and 39, were anticipated to seem in the Kimberley Magistrates court on Monday 26 July. They’re facing fees of illegal possession of marijuana.
Mnisi said the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) in Kimberley had swooped on the suspects whereas the law enforcement officers were performing their routine crime prevention responsibilities in town.
“The personnel seen a suspicious automobile and it became as soon as instantly stopped. Upon searching the auto, nine plastic luggage rotund of dagga with an estimated road fee of R303 000 became as soon as confiscated,” Mnisi said.
Mnisis said that the auto became as soon as also stumbled on to maintain been stolen.
In a separate incident police arrested a 36 year ancient suspect on Friday after information surfaced about illicit products that were presupposed to be transported from Kimberley to Upington.
“An intelligence driven operation became as soon as conducted by an integrated police personnel comprising of Severe Business Crime Investigation, Native Criminal Report Centre and Kimberley Viewed policing which resulted in the arrest of the suspect,” Mnisi said.
“The automobile became as soon as stopped and searched. During the quest, illicit products including tobacco,baking powder and roll-ons were recovered,” Mnisi said.
Mnisi said that the suspect is anticipated to seem in the Kimberley Magistrates’ court on Monday, 26 July 2021 to face fees of being in possession of illicit products.