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Police nab pair in Kimberley with dagga worth 1 million rand

JOHANNESBURG, September 6 – Kimberley South African Police Service (SAPS) on Friday said they arrested two suspects who were caught with weed to the value of R1 million.

Police were patrolling the area at 2 am on Thursday and spotted a vehicle (silver Toyota) which they said looked suspicious and decided to search it.

“The police found nine bags of dagga inside the boot and arrested the two adult male occupants for dealing in dagga,” said police spokesperson Colonel Belinda Rikhotso.

“The dagga weighs 140 kg and has an approximate street value of almost one million rands.”

She also said that the car confiscated and lauded officers from the Crime Prevention unit who had a hand in this bust.

“We will continue to squeeze the space of criminals in Diamond City and ensure that our streets are safe and secure from these activities.”

– African News Agency (ANA)

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