Kent

Maidstone cannabis factory raided by police in Kent

Cannabis plants
Image caption The plants had a street value of more than £30,000

Police have raided a cannabis factory in Kent containing about 200 plants.

Officers said the plants at the property in Buckland Road, Maidstone, had a value of more than £30,000.

They also found ventilation fans and a lighting and irrigation system to cultivate the plants. There have been no arrests.

A report by the Association of Chief Police Officers in August revealed a total of 6,886 factories were found in the UK between 2009/10.

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