| Cops describe Limpopo meth lab as ‘biggest we have seen’ as 2 appear in court

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Equipment found from undercover drug farm.

Equipment found from undercover drug farm.

  • A massive crystal meth lab on a farm in Limpopo has been shut down.
  • Two accused made their first appearance in the Groblersdal Magistrate‘s Court on Thursday.
  • The two were remanded and will be back in court next week.

Marblehall police have shut down a massive crystal meth lab operating on a farm in Limpopo, while two people have appeared in court.

On Thursday, the police reported a massive drug bust on the farm, seizing R10 million worth of drugs in an operation described as the biggest they have seen.

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The drug lab, which was discovered in Terra Nostra, is currently being combed over the Hawks’ Narcotic Enforcement Bureau.

Two men appeared in the Groblersdal Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.

“The two suspects – Obele Ifeanyi, 43, from Nigeria and Aldeo Mathe, 47, from Mozambique – made their first appearance in the Groblersdal Magistrate’s Court.

“They face charges relating to the manufacturing of drugs, dealing in drugs and the illegal possession of firearms and ammunition”, police spokesperson Captain Matimba Maluleke said in a statement.

Ifeanyi and Mathe were remanded and are expected to make another appearance on Monday.

“The investigation is ongoing and further arrests cannot be ruled out,” added Maluleke. 

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