Police seize £1.2m of cannabis plants in Cumbernauld

Cannabis plants with an estimated street value of £1.2m have been seized at property in North Lanarkshire.

Police found 2,000 plants during a search of commercial premises, in an industrial estate in Mid Road, Cumbernauld, at about 17:30 on Tuesday.

This is the third £1m drugs raid in the west of Scotland in the past week.

Police seized £1.1m of speed - or amphetamine sulphate - from a van near Larkhall on Tuesday and £1m of heroin from a house in Glasgow on 29 January.

Inquiries are continuing into the cannabis find in Cumbernauld.

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