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Former soccer star, 3 co-accused to appear in court over drug lab

The man was arrested on Wednesday with three others when the police's Crime Intelligence and anti-gang unit raided his property in Hillside.

The Randfontein drug laboratory raided by police on 21 November 2018. Picture: @SAPoliceService/Twitter

JOHANNESBURG – A former soccer star turned businessman is expected to make his first court appearance in the Randfontein Magistrates Court on Friday for allegedly running a drug lab.

The man was arrested on Wednesday, along with three others when the police's Crime Intelligence and anti-gang unit raided his property in Hillside.

Authorities found machines used to manufacture drugs and a truck containing a liquid chemical which is yet to be tested.

The suspects can only be named after appearing in court later today.

(Edited by Leeto M Khoza)

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