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Two held for possession of dagga valued at R75,000 in NWest

RUSTENBURG, September 26 – Two people were arrested for possession of dagga with an estimated street value of R75,000 in Stilfontein near Klerksdorp on Tuesday, North West police said.

Spokesperson Sergeant Kelebogile Moleko said the police received a tip-off about a suspicious parcel waiting to be collected at a courier company.

The police responded and on arrival at the scene they waited outside the courier company.

“After some time two suspects came out of a lime green Chevrolet Spark allegedly to collect the parcel. The two suspects were stopped while they were leaving the courier premises,” she said.

“According to information  their vehicle was searched and a big box containing dagga, weighing 15 kg was found with the estimated street value of R75,000.”

The two, aged 47 and 48, could not account for the parcel and were arrested.

They are expected to appear in the Klerksdorp Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.

– African News Agency (ANA)

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