Cape Town – Police have confirmed the arrest of an adult male for dealing in dagga in Ntlangano Street, Nyanga in Cape Town.
According to Police spokesperson, Sergeant Wesley Twigg, the arrest was made by Operation Restore members.
“Efforts to stop the distribution of drugs in our communities yielded positive results when members of Operation Restore searched a premises in Ntlangano Street, Nyanga and found nine parcels, 22 stops and loose dagga and an undisclosed amount of cash on the premises. An adult male was arrested on a charge of dealing in dagga,” Twigg said.
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He added that the suspect will appear in the Athlone Magistrate’s Court on Monday, December 05.
Two other males aged 25 and 35 were arrested in a separate incident. Twigg said that they were arrested on Saturday evening while in the process of packing the drugs and “making dagga cigarettes”.
“On Saturday evening at about 21:45, members of Operation Restore followed up information about a person who is dealing in dagga in Tsunami informal settlement, Delft and arrested two males aged 25 and 35 when they were busy packing the dagga and making dagga cigarettes,” Twigg said.
“The suspects will appear in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court on Monday, on 05 December 2022,” he added.
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Compiled by Junaid Benjamin