Police uncover monumental £1.2 million cannabis farm in Oldham

An infinite cannabis farm value an estimated £1.2 million has been uncovered by police in Oldham.

Officers who raided the constructing on Shaw Highway on Friday night time found a farm that includes round 3,000 crops throughout a number of rooms.

A 36-year-old man was arrested on the scene on suspicion of the cultivation of marijuana.

Larger Manchester Police stated cannabis farms on such a scale are operated by organised criminals “who use the income from such grows to additional their criminality”.

“Final night time’s operation has disrupted a supply of their funding and can subsequently assist to cut back the facility gangs search to exert,” stated Inspector Anthony Allt of GMP’s Oldham District.

“It as soon as once more demonstrates the significance of the general public working alongside the police to disrupt medication provide.

“If police we and the broader Oldham group proceed to work collectively, we will help eradicate medication from our streets and cut back the chance of weak individuals being drawn into criminality.

“Should you imagine that medication are being offered in your group, or imagine a baby or weak grownup to be in danger legal exploitation linked to medication gangs, then please contact police instantly.”

Police say the farm covered multiple room in the building in Oldham
Police say the farm lined a number of room within the constructing in Oldham(GMP)

Name police on 101 or anonymously by way of the unbiased charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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