On Sunday, the Western Cape Provincial Organised Crime Detectives (Narcotic Section) and members attached to the Rural Flying Squad seized dagga with an estimated street value of R1, 4 million during operations on the N1 at Laingsburg.
The first drug bust was made after officers responded to a tipoff about a minibus taxi with a consignment of drugs for suspected delivery in Cape Town.
The vigilant members spotted the Toyota Quantum on the N1 at Laingsburg where they stopped the vehicle.
Seven bags of dagga with an estimated street value of R1, 1 million were found after the vehicle was searched.
The team confiscated the drugs and subsequently arrested the taxi driver as well as his passenger. The suspects aged 34 and 34 are facing charges of dealing in drugs.
In a separate incident on Sunday, members attached to the Laingsburg police acting on a tipoff confiscated a consignment of drugs which were on a delivery truck travelling from Durban.
The police confiscated 159 kilogram of dagga and arrested the two occupants on a charge of dealing in drugs each. Both suspects aged 33 and 39 remains in custody.
All arrested suspects are expected to appear in the Laingsburg Magistrates’ court on Tuesday, 10 August 2021 on mentioned charges.