Botswana national found with eight kilos of marijuana

A 35-year-old Botswana national was found with eight kilograms of marijuana worth R33 600 at the Oshoek Port of Entry between the Kingdom of Eswatini and South Africa last Friday, July 14.
According to police, the arrest came after Oshoek border police were patrolling the border line when they spotted a suspicious man who was carrying a travelling bag illegally crossing the border of the Republic.
“The man was searched and four rolls of dagga wrapped in brown masking tape was found inside the bag. When the police investigated to establish his nationality, they discovered that he is a Botswana national,” said the police. The suspect is expected to appeared in Chief Albert Luthuli Magistrate’s Court yesterday, July 17.

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