Trio arrested for 'marijuana' possession


Selebi-Phikwe police have arrested a 42-year-old Zimbabwean woman and two Batswana at Newstance location on suspicion of selling marijuana.

The trio’s arrest followed a police tip-off on Saturday morning after suspicion that the Zimbabwean woman was selling marijuana.

Police followed up on the tip, searched the woman’s house and found her in possession of 74 small sachets of substances suspected to be dagga. The police then interrogated the woman who later disclosed that she was selling marijuana on behalf of a 32-year-old Motswana man who is also renting property in the same yard.

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