Restaurant raid leads to cannabis factory

POLICE have uncovered a cannabis factory at an Ipswich town centre restaurant, a spokesman for Suffolk Constabulary said today.

Officers made the find when they raided Jamil’s Koh-i-Noor in Crown Street.

They carried out a search warrant at the premises yesterday and found what is said to be a substantial quantity of cannabis plants.

It is understood the plants were at various stages of growth.

Police returned to the premises today to continue their inquiries.

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Part of the building had been converted into conditions in which the Class B drug could be grown in.

Hydroponic equipment is also said to have been found on site.

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A man was arrested during Tuesday’s raid.

The 33-year-old was taken to Ipswich police station where he was interviewed by officers throughout yesterday and today.

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