Man arrested for smuggling dagga into SA

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Police intercepted a 27-year-old man who was illegally smuggling dagga at Jeppes Reef Border Post yesterday.

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While patrolling the border between South Africa and the Kingdom of Eswatini, they spotted a suspicious man who illegally crossed into South Africa near Jeppes Reef. He was stopped and searched. The police noticed he wrapped himself with dagga around his body weighing at about 1.90 kg.

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“The estimated street value of the dagga is at about R2 964.00. He was then arrested and charged for possession of dagga. He will appear at the Nkomazi Magistrate’s Court on today,” read the police statement.

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