Cannabis plants worth £500,000 seized during raid

Officers recovered the cultivation from an industrial building in Govan on Tuesday.

A cannabis farm worth half a million pounds was seized during a raid in Glasgow.

Police found the cultivation inside an industrial building on Fairley Street, Govan, on Tuesday. 

Cannabis plants worth an estimated street value of £500,000 were recovered from the premises. 

A 19-year-old man was charged in connection with the discovery and is due to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court.

Inspector Scott Simpson at Govan Police Station said: “We will act on information and concerns that we receive from people living in the local community about drugs supply and continue to disrupt those involved in the supply of drugs.

“I would urge anyone with information about drugs in their local area to contact their local police office via telephone number 101, or alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”

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