Suspect hitchhiking with dagga worth more than R100 000 expected to appear in Hopetown Magistrates Court

KIMBERLEY – Hopetown Visible policing members apprehended a 26-year-old male suspect while he was hitchhiking with dagga worth R100 000-00. On Saturday, 05 November 2022 at approximately 15:35 the suspect was spotted carrying bags at a hiking spot.
The police members who were patrolling the area approached the suspect and searched him.
He was found in possession of six (6) black refuse bags stuffed with dagga, weighing 20,018 kg. The suspect is expected to appear in the Hopetown Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 07 November 2022 on a charge of possession of dagga.
The police throughout province has all boots on ground making it difficult for criminals to operate.

Source: South African Police Service

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