Cops found the dagga hidden in a workbench. CREDIT: Sourced file image

Cops nabbed a man in possession of dagga worth a whopping R100 000.

The arrest was made in Manenberg, where cops found the drugs hidden in a workbench.

Constable Johnatan Filander says: “Manenberg police made a breakthrough in the fight against crime when they arrested a 47-year-old male from Tambo Village (yesterday) morning at 11.50 in possession of compressed dagga worth R100 000.”

Filander says a search of the suspect’s premises led to the discovery of 12 sealed bags of compressed dagga.

The suspect will appear in the Athlone magistrate court ones charged.