TWO ARRESTED WITH 18 BAGS OF DAGGA VALUED AT R965 000

A Hawks led multidisciplinary operation that included crime intelligence, Eden cluster combating team and the Provincial traffic officials arrested two suspects during the early hours of Monday morning on their quest to clamp down an illicit drug trafficking between Eastern Cape and Western Cape provinces.
The team acted on information about a large consignment of dagga that was on transit to George. Two suspects aged 35 and 42 were intercepted and arrested in Knysna, main road (N2) and they were found with 18 bags of dagga valued around R965 000. The suspects’ vehicle as well as all dagga bags we seized for further investigation.
The duo is expected to appear at Knysna Magistrates Court on Wednesday on a charge of dealing in dagga.