A 40-year-old man operating a phone business from a container in Katlehong was arrested on 5 August for supplementing his business income by selling dagga.
Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department (EMPD) Kathorus Crime Prevention Unit members received a tip-off from members of the community, resulting in the arrest of the suspect.
The suspect was found with dagga to the value of approximately R4000 stashed in his phone shop container at the intersection of Moagi and Brickfield Roads. He was charged at Katlehong Ramokunupi Police Station.
The suspect appeared in the Palm Ridge Magistrate’s Court on 6 August facing charges of possession and dealing in dagga.