Dagga found in Alexandra hostel



Seven large bags of dagga were found at the Madala hostel in Alexandra, Johannesburg, police said on Wednesday.

Captain Kym Cloete said police received a tip-off about dagga-dealing in the hostel and conducted a search on Tuesday.

“[The] suspects saw the police and fled, but police were able to confiscate dagga weighing approximately 75kg,” said Cloete.

It had an estimated street value of R770,000.


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