TMPD drug lab bust

Tshwane metro police have arrested two men after discovering a drug lab in Lanceria.

The metro police said the men were arrested after receiving a tip-off about the two’s illicit operations.

“The Tshwane metro police drug team was doing a follow-up on a tip-off about a drug house in Lanceria. The information was received a month ago about a drug called magic mushroom that was being sold around Pretoria,” said the metro police in a statement.

The city’s law enforcement officers said the estimated street value of the seized drugs stood at R100 000.

“The drug comes in a pill form. After thorough investigation, the officers raided the house and they discovered the drug lab inside the small holding. They found drugs, drug manufacturing equipment and materials with the estimated street value of R100 000,” said the statement.

The people arrested according to the metro are from Brooklyn and are aged between 30 and 41 years old.

“A 41-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman found in the lab were arrested for dealing and possession of drugs. They are currently detained at Muldersdrif police station and will appear in court soon,” the report said.

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