Cannabis den raided as part of 2.5-tonne haul
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Police raid cannabis den as part of £6m haul

This is the moment police raided a drug den in the Cynon Valley which led to the downfall of a gang in south Wales.

Police found 2.5 tonnes of cannabis worth £6m in a series of raids under the name Operation Violet Panama.

A total of 21 people from the gang were sentenced, with ring leader Bang Xuan Luong, 44, sentenced to eight years in prison.

His partner, 42-year-old Vu Thi Thu Thuy, was jailed for six years and Tuan Anh Pham, 20, who was described in court as the "IT Man", received five years.

  • 27 Sep 2019