Dagga grow-house bust in Central

A LONG-TERM undercover investigation paid off for Port Elizabeth police yesterday when they raided a sophisticated hydroponics dagga-cultivating operation in a quaint 1820 Settler cottage in Central.

More than 60 plants and hallucinogenic mushrooms with a potential to generate hundreds of thousands of rands in profit were confiscated.

A 36-year-old man was arrested. When he was bundled into the police van carrying a blanket, a bottle of Coca-Cola and other belongings, his wife shouted from the entrance to their home: "I love you baby." For the full story read The Herald, or get the complete newspaper, including comics, classifieds, crosswords and back editions in our