Three arrested with cannabis in Grootfontein

11 Mar 2014 10:10am
GROOTFONTEIN, 11 MAR (NAMPA) – Two men and a woman were arrested in Grootfontein on Sunday morning with cannabis with a street value of over N.dollars 34 500.
The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s Otjozondjupa Regional Public Relations’ Officer, Sergeant Maureen Mbeha said the suspects are aged 25, 33 and 43.
The trio was spotted by members of the police force on night patrol around Grootfontein whilst they were hitchhiking with a bag from here to Otavi.
“The police became suspicious of their movements,” said Mbeha, adding that as the suspects were about to load the bag into a vehicle which stopped for them, the police approached them and searched the bag.
Fourty-two parcels of cannabis were found inside this bag.
The suspects are expected to appear in the Grootfontein Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.
Police investigations into the matter are continuing.