Rustenburg - A man accused of carrying a dangerous weapon was granted bail in the Rustenburg Magistrate's Court, North West police said on Saturday.

Mvuyane Ndwandwe, 44, was granted R8000 bail on Friday, Brigadier Thulane Ngubane said.

He was arrested on Wednesday, at Nkaneng Informal Settlement for being in possession of a knife and knobkierie.

Ndwandwe attacked a police officer when he was instructed to put down his weapons.

He would be back in court on February 28.