Limpopo cops bust suspected drug lord, shut down illegal dagga lab

12 February 2019 - 14:48 By Iavan Pijoos
Drugs worth about R500,000 were found at a house in Tzaneen, Limpopo.
Drugs worth about R500,000 were found at a house in Tzaneen, Limpopo.
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A 62-year-old suspect  has been arrested for manufacturing drugs at a house in Tzaneen, Limpopo, police said on Tuesday. 

Police spokesperson Col Moatshe Ngoepe said the man was arrested during an intelligence-driven operation on Monday evening.  

"In the process of searching this lab, a large quantity of dagga and mushrooms which were being processed were discovered," Ngoepe said.

The drugs recovered had an estimated value of R500,000.

The man is expected to appear in the Tzaneen Magistrate's Court soon.


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