Police make R300k dagga bust

Police arrested five people during a drug bust in Soweto.

Dagga. Picture: sxc.hu

JOHANNESBURG - Police arrested five people on Friday, during a drug bust in Soweto, south of Johannesburg.

The group was in possession of marijuana worth R300,000, police spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubela said.

He said they received a tip-off about the delivery to a house in Zola Extension 2.

Makubela said the four men and one woman will face charges relating to dealing in dagga and being in the illegal possession of the plant.

Suspects will appear at the Protea Magistrate's Court soon.