KWAZULU-NATAL – Three suspects aged between 25 and 45 are expected to appear at the Umzito Magistrate today for allegedly dealing in cannabis plants and oil.

A multi-disciplinary team comprising of the Hawks, Crime Intelligence and Tactical Response Team arrested the three after it transpired there was group that was running a hydroponic laboratory in Ellingham Estate Farm.

The members swooped at the premises and seized seized cannabis plants, oil and equipment valued at approximately R500 000.00.