Four suspects arrested for large hydroponic dagga laboratory in Strand

Following information received by Provincial Detective Organised Crime Investigations an operation was conducted at a warehouse in Boundary Road, Strand Industria, on Friday, 2019-03-29.

At approximately 10:50 they entered the premises where they uncovered a massive hydroponic cannabis laboratory. Numerous steel sheds, of which over 50 were fully equipped laboratories with plants in various stages of cultivation, were found in various sections in the warehouse.

Fertilizer and other growth products were also found as well as an area for the planting of seedlings. A substantial amount of dried cannabis heads, the end product, was also seized. The value is still to be determined, but it is estimated at a substantial amount.

Source: South African Police Service