News 7.3.2017 11:16 am

30kg of dagga plants found at construction site

Dagga plants recovered.

Dagga plants recovered.

A suspect who was found on the property took off after seeing cops approach him.

Two police officers of Sandton Police Station found dagga plants weighing 30kg on a construction site in Bryanston, north of Johannesburg, on March 3 at about 5pm, Fourways Review reports.

The dagga plants that were recovered.

The dagga plants that were recovered.

Constable David Mothapo, spokesperson for Sandton Police Station, said: “Constable Morris Kgasago and Constable Essau Sambo were doing routine police duties when they stopped at a construction site at a residence and noticed the dagga shrubs.”

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According to Mothapo, a man who was on the property ran away when he realised the officers had noticed the dagga plants.

“About 30kg of dagga [plants] was recovered from the scene and police are working hard at finding the suspects,” said Mothapo.

– Caxton News Service

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