2 104 kg dagga confiscated

GROBLERSBRUG — 2 104 kg dagga was seized at Groblersbrug Port of Entry on Wednesday 10 July after two Botswana Nationals attempted to smuggle the dagga from South Africa to Botswana.

The two suspects, the 37-year-old Olibile Matoteng and the 24-year-old Tshepho Khutsafalo, were arrested after they tried to walk through the controlled area with dagga wrapped in a black plastic bag and concealed in backpacks.

They were arrested and charged for the illegal possession and smuggling of contraband, and the dagga was confiscated at Tom Burke SAPS.

The suspects appeared in Phalala Magistrate’s court on Thursday 11 July.

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