Dagga valued at two million rand seized by police

DURBAN: The Vryheid Crime Intelligence, K9 Unit and Task Team acted on information about a vehicle suspected of transporting dagga in the Vryheid area this morning.

The suspect’s vehicle was spotted travelling at a high speed in the Gluckstadt area. A chase ensued and other role-players joined police. The suspects drove into a timber plantation in Gluckstadt where they abandoned their vehicle and fled on foot. The vehicle was found with 14 bales of dagga. Another 11 bales were found scattered in the plantation.

The estimated street value of the recovered dagga is R2 million. The suspect’s vehicle was impounded for further investigation.

Source: South African Police Service