PICS | Two suspects arrested after cops find R500 000 worth of dagga hidden under cabbages in bakkie

PICS | Two suspects arrested after cops find R500 000 worth of dagga hidden under cabbages in bakkie

Dagga found hidden under a heap of cabbages (Supplied by SAPS)

Dagga found hidden under a heap of cabbages (Supplied by SAPS)

Police in KwaZulu-Natal have arrested two people after they discovered dagga worth R500 000 hidden under a heap of cabbages in a bakkie in Vryheid.

The two suspects – aged 30 and 43 – were arrested after police stopped the bakkie on Saturday.

drugs

Dagga found hidden under a heap of cabbages (Supplied by SAPS)

Police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala said officers saw the bakkie ladened with cabbages next to Vryheid Junction and pulled it over.

READ | Western Cape police seize drugs worth R2m on N1 highway

“The vehicle was pulled over and a search was conducted. Police officers found 23 bales of dagga hidden under the cabbages,” Gwala said.

Police estimated the value of the dagga at R500 000.

drugs

Dagga found hidden under a heap of cabbages (Supplied by SAPS)

Gwala added that the two suspects are due to appear in the Vryheid Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred

In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can
trust. For only R75 per month, you have access to
a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism,
top opinions and a range of features. Journalism
strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today.

[hfcm id=”1″]

Source link

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *