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Zianne Leibrandt
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28 Apr 2018
3:25 pm

Elderly KZN woman arrested for being in possession of narcotics

Zianne Leibrandt

The confiscated dagga had a total weight of 13 kilogrammes, and was estimated to have a street value of R5 000.

The confiscated dagga had a total weight of 13 kilogrammes.

A 57-year-old woman was arrested for being in possession of dagga, while in the process of boarding a taxi to Johannesburg last Thursday, Newcastle Advertiser reports.

According to Newcastle SAPS Corporate Communications and Liaison Officer, Captain Jabulani Ncube, members of Newcastle SAPS Crime Prevention A Group received a tip-off regarding the suspect and what she had in her possession.

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“The members then proceeded to Newcastle Taxi City, where they found the woman boarding a taxi bound for Johannesburg. She was searched and various quantities of dagga were found in her possession.”

The confiscated dagga had a total weight of 13 kilogrammes, and was estimated to have a street value of R5 000.

The female suspect was arrested and will appear in the Newcastle Magistrate’s Court soon.

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