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Pair admit growing 150 cannabis plants in Telford

By Deborah Hardiman | Telford | Crime | Published:

Two men have pleaded guilty to growing 150 cannabis plants in Telford.

Shrewsbury Crown Court

Kreshnik Lashi, 29, and Edison Poti, 23, both admitted one count of production of a controlled drug Class B between February 1 and April 8.

Speaking through an interpreter the men, both Albanian nationals, pleaded guilty on the basis that they were at the premises for a single night.

Poti told the hearing at Shrewsbury Crown Court that he had been promised £300.

The matter was adjourned until July 14. Poti, of London, and Lashi, of no fixed abode, were remanded in custody until then.

Deborah Hardiman

By Deborah Hardiman
@Deborahh_Star

Senior reporter for the Shropshire Star based out of the head office in Ketley. Covering the Telford area.

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