Grassy Park woman arrested in dagga bust

The dagga plants found at a house in Murtz Close, Grassy Park.

Grassy Park police arrested a 34-year-old woman for cultivating dagga in Murtz Close, Grassy Park, after they received a tip-off from the community.

Police followed up on information about the dagga plants in the garage of a house on Friday June 22 and at about 4pm they searched the house.

Officers found 16 large pots and 51 small pots with dagga plants and equipment used
to cultivate the dagga plants such as fertilisers and fluorescent lights.

The woman was arrested on charges of possession of dagga and the cultivation of dagga
and appeared in the Wynberg Magistrate’s court.

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