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Jailed: Telford cannabis 'gardener' could be deported after police bust drugs factory worth potential £766,000

A cannabis "gardener" has been jailed after police busted a Telford drugs factory worth a potential £766,000.


Enki Rama was looking after 912 plants at various stages of growth at a terraced house in Brookside when police burst in on August 24 this year.

According to a drugs expert, the plants could have yielded 76.6kg of cannabis if they had all fully matured.

Shrewsbury Crown Court heard how officers executed a warrant in Blakemore, Brookside, and discovered Rama in an upstairs bedroom. There were two rooms and two cupboards dedicated for growing cannabis including white-washed walls and lighting, and the electricity supply had been by-passed.

The grow was examined by an expert, who determined that if the plants fully matured and the drugs were broken down into street deals, they could have yielded £766,000.

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