LEBOWAKGOMO – Four suspects were arrested in Lebowakgomo on Monday.
The men were found with dagga and suspected stolen properties.
They are aged between 21 and 41 years.
The quartet we arrested during an intelligence driven joint operation that comprised the Crime Intelligence Unit and crime prevention members from Lebowakgomo SAPS.
Limpopo SAPS spokesman Brig Motlafelo Mojapelo said the police received information about the suspects and conducted a sting operation in the Lebowakgomo policing area which led to this breakthrough.
“The following items were recovered during the arrest: a laptop, three cellphones, undisclosed cash, 22 plastic bags full of dagga and a 50 kg maize meal bag full of dagga with the estimated street value of R50.000.
“The operation unfolded until more recoveries were made in one of the suspect’s residence and this included a plasma TV, three Sony speakers and a silver VW Golf sedan.
Two large plastic bags of dagga worth thousands of rands were found concealed inside the vehicle,” revealed Mojapelo.
The Provincial Commissioner of the SAPS in Limpopo Lt Gen Nneke Ledwaba has welcomed the arrests and applauded this team of members for their swift action.
The suspects are expected to appear before the Lebowakgomo Magistrate’s Court soon.
The Police investigations are continuing.