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Lephalale dagga bust

The ongoing Joint operation Fiela II, made out of various police units, was up and running for twenty-four hours until Monday morning covering several Clusters in the province, in the wrongdoing pervaded zones, which have yielded positive and significant outcomes.

In Lephalale, a suspicious vehicle was pulled off the road, searched and two bags of dagga with an estimated street value of R10 000-00 was recovered.

Two suspects, aged 39 and 31, including the driver from Nelspruit in the Mpumalanga Province and an undocumented individual was arrested.

Police Spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said the tasks were concentrating on different wrongdoing classes, for example, the mushrooming of drugs, contact crimes, property crimes and trio crimes. 240 suspects, aged between 18 and 57, were arrested.

“During the operation, four (04)  vehicles, three (03) rifles, thirty-two (32) ammunition, one (01) Powermaster generator, two (02) Plasma TV’S, Thirteen (13) cellphones, two (02) bicycles, two (02) gas bottles  and one (01) bag of clothes and 14 × 520ml cases of alcohol were recovered,” said Moatshe.

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