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Two suspects arrested near Douglas with approximately 66kg dagga

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The grey Mercedes Benz was stopped and searched and police discovered five bags of dagga weighing about 66 kilograms that was stashed in the boot.

The police arrested two suspects in possession of dagga with an estimated street value of R330,000. Picture supplied

TWO SUSPECTS were arrested during a roadblock that was held on the R357 near Douglas after they were found in possession of dagga with an estimated street value of R330,000.

Lieutenant Colonel Sergio Kock said the police chased after a vehicle that they spotted turning abruptly onto a gravel road on June 3 at about 9.30am.

“The grey Mercedes Benz was stopped and searched and police discovered five bags of dagga weighing about 66 kilograms that was stashed in the boot.”

He said the police also confiscated the vehicle as it was allegedly utilised in the commission of crime.

“The two men were arrested on charges of dealing in dagga and they are expected to appear in the Douglas Magistrate’s court soon.”

The station commander of the Douglas SAPS, Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Matantshane, commended his members for their diligence which resulted in the arrests.

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