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A decade away for dagga

*South African trucker pays high price for P20, 000 fine failure

A decade away for dagga
LOCKED UP: Thapelo Skhosana

A South African trucker has paid a high price for trafficking marijuana into the country, sentenced to 10 years in jail by Maun Magistrates Court this month.

29-year-old Thapelo Skhosana could have shaved five years off his prison term by paying a P20, 000 fine.

However, given just two days to come up with the money, the Mzansi man failed to find the cash and cut his prison term in half; thus he will serve a full decade behind bars.

Skhosana was convicted of trafficking in narcotic drugs following his arrest at Makalamabedi veterinary gate and police checkpoint, on the outskirts of Ma...

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