The police followed up on information and found 462kg of dagga stashed in a bakkie and hidden in a shack at a home in Kagisho.
A 44-YEAR-old Galeshewe man was arrested by the police after being found in possession of dagga with an estimated street value of R700,000 on Monday.
The Kimberley SAPS Flying Squad, Crime Intelligence and Kagisho SAPS pounced on the unsuspecting man at his home in Kagisho in Galeshewe at around 7.50pm.
Police spokesperson Captain Sergio Kock said the police followed up on information and found 462kg of dagga stashed in a bakkie and hidden in a shack.
“The 44-year-old male suspect was arrested and the police also seized money,” said Kock. “A white Nissan NP200 bakkie that was allegedly utilised during the commission of a crime was also confiscated.”
The suspect is expected to appear on a charge of dealing in dagga in the Galeshewe Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.
The district commissioner for Frances Baard, Major-General Johan Bean, lauded the SAPS members for a “sterling job” done and also commended the community for their assistance in the matter.