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Cannabis PLants: Man arrested by UK police after around 250 cannabis plants seized in Lancashire&#82

A man was arrested after around 250 cannabis plants were seized at discussed business premises in Lancashire’s Leyland. Police visited the area on Wednesday morning (local time) and found around 250 cannabis plants. These plants were spread across seven rooms in the building.

Police launched a probe into the matter. A 32-year-old man was arrested for offences under drugs and immigration act. Police will continue its investigation.

South Ribble Police Sgt Paul Harrison said that the find was ‘significant’ and police were committed to tackling vast cannabis farms. Police have also claimed that these cannabis farms have links to organised crime.

Police said its priority target will remain in dismantling cannabis cultivation activity. Lancashire Police has adopted “Operation Warrior” to target organised crime.

UK police has been in the news for royal reason. Prince Harry on Tuesday lost his legal bid to challenge the British government’s refusal to let him pay for his own police protection when he is in the United Kingdom.

Harry, King Charles’ younger son, was stripped of the police security usually afforded to royal figures in the United Kingdom after he and his American wife Meghan stepped down from their official roles in 2020 to move to the United States.The High Court in London last year already agreed he should be allowed to challenge the original decision to end his protection. But on Tuesday it rejected his bid for a second court review over the rejection of his offer to pay privately for the highly-trained officers.


Q1. Where is Leyland? A1. Leyland is in Lancashire.

Q2. Are vast cannabis farms illegal in UK? A2. Yes, vast cannabis farms are illegal in UK.

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