Room full of cannabis was concealed behind mirror in Blackley house

A cannabis farm with more than 100 plants has been found hidden behind a mirror in a cellar. Police swooped on the house on Hill Lane, Blackley, Manchester, and uncovered cannabis plants in the basement. They also discovered a false mirrored panel concealing a hidden room containing another 100 plants. In all, officers found 200 plants worth £12,000 on the street. They also found electricity meters which had been connected illegally. Officers launched the early-morning raid after a tip-off. An air rifle was also found at the scene.

Five people were arrested and have all been bailed pending further inquiries. Insp Ruth Bradley-Holt, from the neighbourhood policing unit at Plant Hill Police Station, said: “What we discovered was a very elaborate set-up, including false panels leading to a hidden room, all to grow cannabis plants on a large scale. “This was clearly a meticulously planned operation by the offenders but thanks to Greater Manchester Police, we have successfully stopped the production and supply of these drugs onto our streets and it is a fantastic result for the community. “The fact we recovered a firearm shows this house was a den for criminality.”

via : Manchester Evening News

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