Major PTA north drug lab bust

On Friday officials raided a farm in Onderstepoort where they discovered a major tik manufacturing site.

FILE: Police say an estimated R3 million worth of drugs and equipment were seized. Picture: Ryan James/iWitness

JOHANNESBURG - Tswane Metro Police have arrested five people allegedly linked to the operation of a drug lab in Pretoria north.

On Friday officials raided a farm in Onderstepoort where they discovered a major tik manufacturing site.

Police say an estimated R3 million worth of drugs and equipment were seized.

Three men and a woman aged between 25 and 30 years old were apprehended on the farm.

A fifth suspect was arrested in eastern Pretoria.

The police's Isaac Mahamba says, "We received a tip off and we found four people who were all arrested. Our investigation led us somewhere in Pretoria East where we arrested another man linked to the four suspects."