A hydroponic marijuana lab was discovered in the unassuming neighbourhood of Noordhoek in Cape Town on Tuesday, February 2. The lab has an estimated worth of R250 000.

The lab was found during a follow-up investigation, prompting police to confiscate a large number of cannabis plants and processing equipment.

A 43-year-old suspect has been arrested for the alleged cultivation of dagga and will appear in Simon’s Town Magistrate Court on Thursday, February 4.

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Lucinda Dordley

Lucinda is a hard news writer who occasionally dabbles in lifestyle writing, and recent journalism graduate. She is a proud intersectional feminist, and is passionate about actively creating a world which is free of discrimination and inequality.