EC senior citizens held in dagga bust in separate incidents

Two Centane senior citizens were arrested after they were found in possession of a combined 25.4kg of dagga at the weekend in two different incidents.

BUSTED: Police pose with the dagga found in the possession of Centane senior citizens, worth over R25 000 Picture: SUPPLIED

Police spokesman Captain Jackson Manatha said Centane police arrested a 65-year-old man for dealing in dagga.

“The suspect was arrested on Friday at Njingini village, Centane. The dagga weighed 25kg with a street value of R25 000,” said Manatha.

“Police also arrested a 62-year-old woman for possession of dagga. The suspect was arrested at Magiqweni village in Centane.”

Manatha said the woman was arrested on Friday. “The dagga she had weighed 0.4kg with a street value of R500.

Both suspects were arrested following police intelligence found that they were dealing and in possession of dagga respectively. They will appear before the Centane Magistrate’s Court soon,” he said.


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