CT man in possession of dagga worth R170,000 arrested

The suspect was nabbed in an operation last on Monday after selling dagga to an undercover police officer.

Marijuana, also known as dagga. Picture: EWN

CAPE TOWN - Police have arrested a 64-year-old man in Muizenberg for being in possession of dagga worth about R170,0000.

The suspect was nabbed in an operation on Monday after selling dagga to an undercover police officer.

Officers searched the house where the bust took place and arrested a second suspect.

The police's Noloyiso Rwexana said: “Further investigation led the police officers to another house where more dagga was confiscated. The total dagga that we seized is estimated at a street values of R175,0000.”