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Wed, 21 Aug, 2013 12:00:45 AM
FTimes-STT Report, August 21
File picture of cannabis plants. Photo Handout - Lehtikuva.
Police in separate raids recovered huge cannabis (marijuana) plants worth about EUR 10 thousand from Mikkeli area on Saturday and Sunday, said South Savo police on Tuesday.
Police also arrested two persons along with a huge amount of ready cannabis.
Sources said that the first drive took place on Saturday when police recovered more than 400 cannabis plants from the yard and back yard of a house while another team recovered some ready cannabis from another house of the area on Sunday.
“The huge amount shows that the cannabis was not planted in the house ordinarily,” Detective Chief Inspector of South Savo police, Marko Ijäs told STT, adding that about 10 kilograms of cannabis could be produced by the plants.
File picture of a young man using cannabis. Photo - AFP / Lehtikuva.
The official also said that the price of the cannabis plants and ready cannabis would be about EUR 10, 000.
Police said that the two persons were arrested as suspects of drugs crime.
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