Tebogo Msimanga |
Two suspects aged 43 and 46 are expected to appear before the Louwsburg Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday, 25 August 2021. They were arrested on Tuesday for dealing in dagga.
Intelligence was received on Tuesday morning about a truck that was transporting dagga from Pongola towards the Vryheid/Louwsburg.
KwaZulu-Natal Police Spokesperson Nqobile Gwala said an operation was put in place to nail the suspects involved. “Various units in the SAPS and other law enforcement agencies joined the operation. The truck was spotted along the R69 in the Louwsburg policing area and it was stopped.”
Gwala added that upon searching the truck, police found 33 bales of dry dagga which weighed 1567,5kg. The estimated street value of the recovered dagga is R3 million.