Belfast Telegraph

Cannabis factory uncovered in Co Fermanagh - £7,000 worth of plants seized

Police have seized cannabis plants worth more than £7,000 after a drugs factory was discovered in Co Fermanagh.

Officers were carrying out a search of a house on the Wattlebridge Road in Newtownbutler when the discovery was made.

Inspector Jonathan Gordon said: "A substantial cannabis factory containing plants worth more than £7,000 was found during the operation under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

"Two people, a 45-year-old woman and a 34-year-old man were detained at the property on suspicion of a range of drugs offences including cultivating cannabis and being concerned in the supply of a controlled drug."

The plants have been seized by police along with cultivation equipment and other drugs paraphernalia.

The pair were subsequently released on bail pending further enquiries.

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