Enormous dagga plantation destroyed in Nelspruit
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Dagga plantation in Nelspruit
Police in Mpumalanga say an intelligence driven operation carried out by an integrated law enforcement team led to the destruction of a large dagga plantation worth millions of rands in Nelspruit.
According to police spokesperson, Captain Mtsholi Bhembe, the operation which was carried out on Wednesday, by members of various units of the South African Police Service, Provincial Visible Policing, Nelspruit Airwing, Elukwatini Visible Policing, and Ermelo Crime Intelligence as well as members of the South African National Defence Force destroyed a total of 21-thousand plants, estimated at 2.9-Million rands street value. Bhembe says these plants were at various stages of growth, ranging from juvenile to fully grown plants.