Two (2) Ivory Park SAPS officers, working together with patrollers, have on Friday arrested an 18 year old learner from Kaalfontein High School for selling dagga, hidden in cookies.

He was selling them at Tsosoloso Secondary School, where there was a school closing related event. They are commonly referred to as space cookies.

The sector managers, working with the patrollers, decided to use this event to conduct a school search, as learners tend to indulge in all sorts of mischief during these events. The learner bought cookies and it was found containing dagga. It was a bucketful of cookies, going for ten rand a cookie.

“All law abiding learners have a moral and legal obligation to report any learner whose action are detriment to the well being of the school,” said Brigadier David Mbongeni Ngcobo, the Station Commander of the Ivory Park SAPS.

He said the two police officers and patrollers dıd well, by going into this event, and disrupting this illicit business.

The suspect will face a charge of dealing in dagga when he appears before the Tembisa Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

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