Johannesburg - An Ekhurhuleni man has been arrested after he was found with dagga worth R600 000, Gauteng police revealed on Friday.
The arrest took place in the early hours of Friday morning in Duduza, Ekurhuleni.
Police spokesperson Captain Thabo Sibuyi said that police arrested the man following a tip-off from community members.
"The provincial Investigation unit got a tip off from the community that at a house in kambule street, Duduza, [the occupant] is dealing in dagga.
"On their arrival... they found a 42-year-old man inside the house and then proceeded to search the house."
During the search, police found bags containing dagga, which had been delivered an hour before, in three different rooms.
Sibuyi confirmed that the dagga, worth an estimated R600 000 was recovered, and the suspect then arrested.
"The suspect was then held at the Duduza police station and charged with dealing in dagga," he said.