Cape Town – While the courts granted the legal use of dagga privately, if you are caught with amounts that go beyond the argument for private use, you will be arrested for illegal drug possession. This became apparent when Diran Zacharan (24) appeared at Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Friday last week for dealing in … Read moreHawks target hydroponic dagga labs in Cape Town
A 31-year-old man, Sicelo Sameul Sokaba, is expected to apply for bail when he again appears in court next week Wednesday following his arrest last week Thursday for dealing in dagga. “Sokaba was arrested during in a disruptive operation on the N2, in Sedgefield, on his ways to George from the Eastern Cape,” said Hawks … Read moreMan busted on N2 with dagga worth over R900k to apply for bail
On Wednesday, at about 6:35, members of the Western Cape Anti-Gang Unit followed up information of firearms being kept for shooting at a shop in Steenberg. “Members immediately reacted on the information,” explained police spokesperson, Captain FC Van Wyk. “Upon their arrival at the address, they searched the shop and found one .38 Special Revolver … Read moreDuo busted with unlicensed firearms and drugs in Steenberg
Inroads are made in the fight against gangsterism in the Western Cape. Members of the Anti-Gang Unit when they arrested six suspects on Tuesday in Philippi. “They were arrested with three unlicensed firearms and drugs valued at R2 129 950,” police spokesperson, Lieutenant Colonel Andrè Traut. “At around 15:30 the AGU members responded to a … Read moreSix busted in Phillipi with firearms and drugs worth R2 million
What does the dagga ruling really mean? The media has been awash with reports (sometimes conflicting, often vague) of what the recent Constitutional Court ruling actually means in practice. Whether you agree with the ruling or not, and whether or not you personally have ever had (or intend to have) anything to do with cannabis/marijuana/weed/dagga, … Read moreDagga – just how legal is it now?