Hydroponic dagga lab found in Lenasia

2014-12-09 11:26

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Johannesburg - A hydroponic laboratory used to grow dagga was uncovered in Zakariyya Park, Lenasia South, on Tuesday morning, Gauteng police said.

Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said police received a complaint around 05:00 that there was a housebreaking in progress there.

"When [police] arrived there was nobody in the house but it was discovered that the house is used as a laboratory for drugs."

Three rooms of the house were full of dagga plants as well as hydroponic apparatus and lights used to grow them.

The value of the drugs and the apparatus was not immediately known.

No arrests had been made by 07:30 and the investigation would be referred to the Hawks, Makhubela said.

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