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London man jailed for £7m East Anglia cannabis farms

  • 14 August 2014
  • From the section England
Mohammed Jamshaid Akhtar
Image caption Mohammed Jamshaid Akhtar was jailed for six years

A man who set up a number of cannabis farms growing drugs with a potential street value of £7m has been jailed.

Mohammed Jamshaid Akhtar set up factories in Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, and one of the largest ever found in Cambridgeshire.

Akhtar, 51, of Forest View, east London, admitted three charges relating to supplying cannabis and four of using false identity documentation.

He was jailed for six years at Peterborough Crown Court.

Image caption The cannabis factory he set up in Whittlesey in Cambridgeshire was one of the largest found in the county

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