On Sunday, 8 November, dagga was found and seized at the Nerston Border Post and one arrest was made.
WOM D Mbokazi of the Nerston Border Post Police found dagga, hidden in a motor vehicle. The dagga was found in the engine compartment of the motor vehicle. It had been packed in large rolls and taped together.
A total of 10.75 kg dry dagga to the value of R 32 250-00 was seized. The vehicle, used to transport the dagga, was also seized as it had been used in the commission of a crime and might likely be forfeited to the state. The value of the vehicle is R120 000-00. One South African female was arrested and kept at the Amsterdam SAPS. She would have appeared in court on Monday, 9 November.
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