Cannabis plants worth £1 million found in east London





<p>Cannabis factory in Ferry Lane, Rainham</p>


Cannabis factory in Ferry Lane, Rainham

 / Metropolitan Police


ore than 1,000 cannabis plants worth £1million have been seized at a warehouse in east London.

Detectives also found cultivation equipment in Ferry Lane, Rainham on Tuesday.

The Met’s East Area Drugs Focus Desk, supported by neighbourhoods officers, conducted a drugs warrant at the commercial premises.


On entry, police found it was being used as a cannabis factory.

<p>Bagged up cannabis from Rainham factory </p>

Bagged up cannabis from Rainham factory 

/ Metropolitan Police

Detective Sergeant Owen Morgan said: “A seizure of this magnitude will undoubtedly have an impact on drugs supply on London’s streets.

“We know that there is a link between drugs and violent crime, with both having a devastating impact on our communities.


“We remain focused and committed to disrupting and preventing drug supply in Havering, Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham.

<p>Wiring set up in the Rainham warehouse</p>

Wiring set up in the Rainham warehouse

 / Metropolitan Police

“All information received from the public is acted upon and I urge anyone who is aware of any suspicious activity to report it to the police as soon as possible.”

There have been no arrests at this time and enquiries continue.


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