LIMPOPO cops have arrested a 62-year-old madala for dealing in drugs in Tzaneen.

According to Police spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe during the operation, a drug-lab was uncovered in the mkhulu’s house.

The madala was reportedly arrested within the Tzaneen CBD.

In the process of searching his lab, a high quantity of dagga and mushrooms which were in the stage of being processed were discovered.

The estimated value of the recovered drugs is over R500 000.

Ngoepe said the arrested suspect will appear before the Tzaneen Magistrate Court soon.

The Acting Provincial Commissioner of the SAPS in Limpopo Major General Jan Scheepers applauded the Crime Intelligence Unit.

He noted their exceptional performance on the eradication of the mushrooming of drugs in the Province.

Source: Daily Sun