Smugglers appear before court

Smugglers appear before court

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SH HATTINGH

16 March 2021

They found eight compressed rolls of dagga, weighing 105KG, with an estimated street value of R15750.00 hidden at the back of the vehicle.

Two accused drug peddlers, Sabelo Makamu (40) and Tebatso Mokgabudi (30) appeared before the Carolina Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, 11 March 2021, for dealing with dagga. On 10 March 2021, the SAPS was busy with their operational duties, when they saw a suspicious bakkie parking on the side of the road.

They approached the vehicle, where they found two suspects. The SAPS requested to search the vehicle, and upon investigation, they found eight compressed rolls of dagga, weighing 105KG, with an estimated street value of R15750.00 hidden at the back of the vehicle. The case was remanded to 18 March 2021 for legal representation, and both the accused remain in custody.

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