During an operation by South African Police Services on the 6th of November 2021, a suspicious looking van that was transporting cabbages was pulled over by officials. "The vehicle was reportedly instructed to pull over and a search was conducted. Eagle-eyed police officers in Vryheid, KZN confiscated marijuana worth half a million rand.
According to Captain Nqobile Gwala, police officers found 23 bales of marijuana hidden under the cabbages. The bags of marijuana, hidden under the cabbages, were impounded and the suspects are to appear in court.