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Suspects nabbed for possession of dagga

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The police in the Northern Cape arrested two suspects for the possession of dagga in two separate incidents.

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THE POLICE in the Northern Cape arrested two suspects for the possession of dagga in two separate incidents.

In the one incident, two Kimberley Crime Prevention members, Sergeant Motshabi and Constable Buffel, arrested a 34-year-old man at the Douglas hiking spot on Monday, June 19 after dagga with an estimated street value of more than R3,000 was found in his possession.

Police spokesperson Sergeant Dikeledi Gopane said the police officers were conducting a patrol in the area when they spotted the suspect.

Gopane said the suspect ran away when he saw the police. The police officers chased after the suspect and caught him. He had a bag in his possession that contained dagga weighing 9.5 kilograms, with an estimated street value of R2,540, as well as two small plastic bags containing dagga with an estimated street value of R600.

“The suspect is expected to appear in the Kimberley Magistrate’s Court soon,” said Gopane.

In the second incident, the police arrested a man along the R64 Boshoff road.

Gopane said the suspect was found in possession of dagga with an estimated street value of R4,000.

“On Monday, June 19, at about 4.04pm, Kimberley Crime Prevention members Sergeant Seleka and Sergeant Ratel were executing crime-prevention duties when they spotted a man with a black plastic bag at the hiking spot area.

“The 31-year-old man was found in possession of dagga weighing 3.4 kilograms, with an estimated street value of R4,000. The suspect was arrested and is expected to appear in the local magistrate’s court soon,” said Gopane.

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