Kimberley man arrested for being in possession of dagga worth R700k

The operation was conducted in the Kagisho area on Monday night.

A 44-year-old male was arrested in Kagisho, Galeshewe, on 3 August 2021 for dealing in dagga. Picture: SAPS.

CAPE TOWN - A Kimberley man has been arrested after police raided his home of an estimated R700,000 worth of dagga.

The operation was conducted in the Kagisho area on Monday night.

The police's Sergio Kock said: “Police followed up on the information and found 462kg of dagga stashed in a bakkie in Kagisho. A 44-year-old suspect was arrested and police also seized money.”

The white Nissan bakkie, which was reportedly used during the commission of crime, was also confiscated.

The 44-year-old suspect is expected to appear in the Galeshewe Magistrates Court on a charge of dealing in dagga.

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