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Olifantshoek police arrest man for dagga

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SAPS members confiscated dagga with an estimated street value of R3,500 in Olifantshoek on Saturday.

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OLIFANTSHOEK SAPS C-Relief members confiscated dagga with an estimated street value of R3,500 at a hitch-hiking spot in Olifantshoek on Saturday.

Warrant Officer Hermaans van Wyk, assisted by Constable Rhofiwa Tshivhule, Constable Kutlwano Monama and the Olifantshoek Sector A Neighbourhood Watch, acted on information regarding alleged drug dealing.

Northern Cape police spokesperson Captain Sergio Kock said on Sunday that the team arrested a 26-year-old man at the Olifantshoek hiking spot after he was found in possession of 3.7 kilograms of dagga.

“The dagga has an estimated street value of R3,500. The suspect is originally from KwaZulu-Natal and should be appearing in court soon,” said Kock.

“Anyone with information about the incident is requested to call Detective Constable Martin Nkatlholang at the Olifantshoek Detectives on 073 840 2654.

“The investigation continues,” Kock added.

The suspect with the investigating officer, Warrant Officer Hermaans van Wyk. Picture: Supplied

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