Advocate busts woman with eight bags of dagga on her way to Kimberley
Captain Netshivodza with advocate Peter Mosome Thekiso stand alongside the dagga.
A woman was caught with eight bags of dagga on the R558 highway near Sasol garage on August 22.
The woman (28), from a Soweto hostel was hitch-hiking on the highway, opposite the garage when she was caught by an advocate who was assisting her onto a taxi.
The advocate, Mosome Peter Thekiso, was on checking up on his taxis, when he spotted the lady and offered to take direct her to a vehicle.
He said that while loading her belongings onto the taxi, he smelt dagga in her bags. He then requested to search her, discovering a huge amount of dagga. When he asked the lady where she was taking it, she allegedly said she was en-route to Kimberley.
The woman was brought to the Lenasia police station and is in custody.
“She has been charged with possession of dagga, which is likely to be changed to dealing, considering the amount found on her,” police spokesperson, Captain Hector Nedtshivodza said.
He added, “We would like to thank the advocate for the citizen’s arrest and we are going to investigate further.”