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Cape Town couple caught with drugs worth R50K

The pair were arrested at their Vredehoek home where they were also cultivating dagga in a laboratory.

A 42-year-old man and a 51-year-old woman were arrested in Vredehoek after hydroponic dagga lab was found on their premises. Picture: Twitter @SAPoliceService.

CAPE TOWN - A Cape Town married couple have been arrested after they were found in possession of R50,000 worth of dagga.

The pair were arrested at their Vredehoek residence where they were also cultivating the drug in a hydroponic laboratory.

The police's Andre Traut says the two will appear in court on Monday on charges of possession and manufacturing of drugs.

"This morning, members of provincial detectives effected an arrest where a married couple, aged 42 and 51, were arrested at their residence. The matter is still under investigation."

The couple will spend the weekend behind bars.

Police discovered drugs, a hydroponic laboratory and drug cultivation paraphernalia in Vredehoek. Picture: Saps.

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