Two suspects to appear in court for dealing in dagga

NELSPRUIT - Two suspects, aged 30 and 31 years old, are expected to appear before the Piet Retief Magistrate's Court tomorrow, Tuesday, 15 February 2022, on charges of dealing in dagga.

Their appearance emanates after Piet Retief members who were conducting a stop and search operation on the N2 Road in Wagendrift stopped their vehicle, a grey Toyota Fortuner. Upon searching their vehicle, 22 bags loaded with dagga weighing about 267.5 kg were found in their possession and immediately arrested them, hence their appearance tomorrow. The estimated street value of the dagga is over R 400 000.

The Provincial Commissioner of the SAPS in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Semakaleng Daphney Manamela has welcome the arrest of the duo and applauded members for their hard work and making sure that the suspects are brought to book.

Source: South African Police Service