Cannabis farm worth tens of thousands seized by police

Officers following routine enquiries in Glasgow discovered the cultivation on Monday,

Cannabis farm worth tens of thousands seized by police Police Scotland
Cannabis: Police recovered more than 100 plants.

A cannabis farm worth tens of thousands of pounds has been seized by police in Glasgow.

Local officers made the discovery following routine enquiries in Govanhill on Monday morning.

A teenager was arrested in connection with the find.

Glasgow South East Police posted a picture of the cultivation on Twitter, stating that it was worth around £100,000.

However, Police Scotland later confirmed the plants recovered had an estimated street value of £40,000.

Officers from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service helped dismantle the cultivation, which was made up of more than 100 plants.

A force spokesman said: “A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with alleged drug offences.

“While on routine enquiries, at around 10.25am on Monday, January 6, officers discovered a cannabis cultivation in Allison Street in Govanhill.

“More than 100 plants were seized with an estimated street value of £40,000.

“The 19-year-old was due to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Tuesday.”