46 Year- old- male arrested with 26 bags of marijuana


Port Elizabeth- Police have arrested a 46-year-old man in possession of 26 bags of marijuana in Kwadwesi location on Monday.

 This follows after a combined operation was conducted by the Motherwell Operational Command Centre, Crime Intelligence, Flying Squad and the K9 Unit. The information crime Intelligence gathered lead the operation to Govan Mbeki and Kwadwesi, where a white Mazda Drifter bakkie was found and searched. The 26 bags of dagga, with a weight of almost 500 kilogram and with an estimated street value of about R1,2 million was confiscated from the bakkie and the 46 year- old male arrested.

The Motherwell Cluster Commander, Major General Dawie Rabie welcomed the huge drug bust.

“Illegal drug traders, drug posts and drug transporters will be facing further clamp downs and perpetrators will face the full force of the law at our courts.” Described Major General Rabie.

The suspect is due to appear before the New Brighton Magistrates Court on today on a charge of dealing in marijuana.

Lwando Nomoyi

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