More than R8 000 worth of drugs were confiscated in the two unrelated cases.
KURUMAN police arrested a 34-year-old man and a 20-year-old man in two unrelated cases for allegedly dealing in dagga on Thursday.
Kuruman police spokesperson, Warrant Officer Mosimaneotsile Letsapa said the men were arrested in Promise Land after a police operation.
“A house was searched during an intelligence operation. Dagga with an estimated street value of R3 500 and an undisclosed amount of money was found at the house. The 34-year-old suspect was arrested,” said Letsapa.
Letsapa said another suspect was arrested on the same day.
“At approximately 2.25pm on the same day, the group of police officers arrested a 20-year-old man after 355 grams of dagga with an estimated street value of R5 000 and an undisclosed amount of cash was found at his house. Both suspects were arrested on charges of allegedly dealing in dagga and are expected to appear in the Kuruman Magistrate’s court soon,” he said.
He said the members were commended for the arrests.
“The John Taolo Gaetsewe (JTG) Acting District commander, Brigadier Francis Hender applauded the members involved in ensuring that suspected criminals are apprehended and arrested. Brigadier Hender issued a strong warning to criminals that police members and the community will not share any space with criminals,” said Letsapa.