Police bust Bryanston drug lab

Police cordon off a house in Bryanston, Johannesburg, where a drug lab has allegedly been operating. Picture: Matshidiso Madia/EWN
SAPS forensics officials pack away bags of methaquelone at a Bryanston house. Picture: Matshidiso Madia/EWN
Bags of Methaquelone powder, found in a house in Bryanston. Picture: Matshidiso Madia/EWN
Police cordon off a house in Bryanston, Johannesburg, where a drug lab has allegedly been operating. Picture: Matshidiso Madia/EWN.
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BRYANSTON - Police on Wednesday uncovered a multi-million rand drug laboratory in Bryanston, Johannesburg 

Police said drugs and equipment worth about R10 million were seized.

Police spokesperson Colonel Vish Naidoo said the police’s Crime Intelligence Unit uncovered the lab.

A 36-year-old man and his wife were arrested.

They are being accused of manufacturing and dealing in drugs.

Police closed off the entrance to a luxury house on Mount Street.

Police have not released further information on the couple.

It appears there may be another drug laboratory operating in the area.

(Edited by Thato Motaung)