A 38-year-passe man is anticipated to appear before the Low’s Creek Magistrates’ Court docket at the present time, Thursday 22 July 2021, after he became caught in possession of dagga valued at R1 Million.
19 BAGS WHICH WERE LOADED WITH DAGGA WEIGHING ABOUT 341,7 KG WERE FOUND
Brigadier Leonard Hlathi said the man became arrested at some stage in an Intelligence Driven Operation conducted at Low’s Creek on 21 July 2021.
“Basically based fully on the sage, individuals from the unit gathered information a pair of grey Toyota single cab bakkie with one occupant procedure Low’s Creek fascinated by an illicit exercise.
“They then mobilised police on responsibility who seen the said automobile, stopped it for a search and they chanced on 19 bags which were loaded with dagga weighing about 341,7 kilograms.”
The person became immediately arrested and charged accordingly.
‘Police also confiscated the auto because it became passe within the associated rate of the crime. A preliminary investigation has since published that the suspect is from the Kingdom of Eswatini.
“And other than the dealing in dagga tag, police indicated that there are probabilities that the suspect would possibly possibly well simply face more charges relating to being within the country illegally.”
Hlathi said in one other breakthrough; police continue to accumulate their presence felt within the borders with an aim to make particular that that citizens are dwelling in a precise atmosphere.
“This comes after individuals conducted operations at Oshoek Ports Of Entry on Monday, 19 July 2021, where they arrested two suspects in possession of dagga.
“One has hidden his dagga with an estimated road fee of R96 814.00 under a trailer of the truck he became utilizing. The truck, as well to its trailer, weren’t spared but were seized as they were reportedly passe within the associated rate of crime.”
He said the one man is going by charges relating to dealing in dagga while the varied man became veil in possession of dagga weighing about 3 kilograms to an estimated road fee of about R4 500.00 and a television plan valued at about R7000.
“Police also realized abandoned dagga with an estimated road fee of about R4 540.00.”