Huge cannabis farm with plants worth £400k found at house

Nearly £400,000 worth of the drug was found at the house Picture: CAMBRIDGESHIRE CONSTABULARY

Nearly £400,000 worth of the drug was found at the house Picture: CAMBRIDGESHIRE CONSTABULARY - Credit: Archant

A Newmarket man who filled his home with cannabis plants worth nearly £400,000 in a “sophisticated operation” has been jailed for a year.

The house, as well as two outbuildings, were filled with cannbis plants Picture: CAMBRIDGESHIRE CONS

The house, as well as two outbuildings, were filled with cannbis plants Picture: CAMBRIDGESHIRE CONSTABULARY - Credit: Archant

Ilir Aga, of Fordham Road, was arrested in April after officers found his four bedroom house, as well as two outbuildings, packed with plants.

The 37-year-old pleaded guilty to producing a class B drug at Cambridge Crown Court last Thursday before being sentenced to a year in prison.

Pc Alan Tregilgas said: "This was a sophisticated operation that would have put a lot of cannabis on the streets.

"I am pleased we have managed to disrupt this and that Aga has been jailed.

Plugs filled the sockets to keep the operation running Picture: CAMBRIDGESHIRE CONSTABULARY

Plugs filled the sockets to keep the operation running Picture: CAMBRIDGESHIRE CONSTABULARY - Credit: Archant

"I hope this sends a clear message that we will work hard to find and destroy cannabis farms and put the people behind them before the courts."

Ilir Aga of Newmarket has been sentenced for a year in prison Picture: CAMBRIDGESHIRE CONSTABULARY

Ilir Aga of Newmarket has been sentenced for a year in prison Picture: CAMBRIDGESHIRE CONSTABULARY - Credit: Archant

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