Police arrested five suspects for illegal possession of dagga on Sunday.
One of the suspects is a Saps constable at Tsakane police station who used a cop van to transport the dagga.
Kriel police received an information that a police vehicle from Tsakane was transporting an illegal substances.
The cops then found the vehicle in Matla-Power Road and stopped it.
The driver, who was wearing a full SAPS uniform, took out HIS appointment certificate identifying himself as a police constable in Tsakane.
Cops searched vehicle and found 16 sealed bags containing dagga worth R480 000.
They were all arrested and will appear in Kriel Magistrate court on Monday.
— Daily Sun