Police have uncovered a dagga plantation in Beverley Grove, Port Elizabeth, on Wednesday after tracking a parcel that was meant to be transported to Durban.
According to police, a random check of packages at the Port Elizabeth International Airport led to them discovering a small parcel containing dagga.
Police spokeswoman Captain Sandra Janse van Rensburg said police managed to track the parcel – via a courier company – to a house in Beverley Grove.
“This afternoon a search warrant was executed and they found a dagga plantation.
The occupant of the house has also been arrested,” she said.
The estimate value so far is R500 000.
“At this stage, a vehicle might also be seized,” she added.
Police are currently still on the scene.
This is a developing story.