Police at Leboeng in Sekhukhune District have arrested six suspects aged between 26 and 44 after they were allegedly found transporting bags of dagga along the R36 road last night On Monday.

The members were busy with operation “National Shutdown”, led by the Station Commander Captain Mashile, when they stopped two suspicious looking motor vehicles at about 18:00.

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The vehicles, a white Toyota Avanza with a trailer and a grey Honda sedan, had six Male occupants. The trailer was loaded with bags of dagga.

Six suspects arrested with bags of dagga in Sekhukhune
Six suspects arrested with bags of dagga in Sekhukhune


The other bags were packed on the roof of the Avanza.

The six men were immediately arrested and the two vehicles as well as the bags of dagga confiscated. 

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The Provincial Commissioner of Police in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has commended the good work performed by the members who knew what they were doing when on duty.

The suspects will appear in Leboeng magistrate court on Wednesday, 22 Marc. They face charges of possession and dealing in dagga.