A cannabis factory discovered in Reading was unearthed on a property in Reading – with a number of rooms used to grow the substance.

The operation at Dulverton Gardens had a potential crop yield of £93,000.

A hearing at Reading Crown Court was told the factory had "a number of rooms which had been converted in order to grow cannabis."

On November 10, 2020, police officers discovered a cannabis factory at the property in Reading.

Officers attended and located a man called Rigert Korrage of Dulverton Gardens, who was found guilty of producing cannabis.

Reading Chronicle:

The 31-year-old attended a hearing on January 28 and was sent to two years in prison.

Following a Thames Valley Police investigation, a man has been sentenced for the production of drugs in Reading.

Investigating officer, PC Sayed Yousef, based at Reading police station, said: “The estimated street value of the cannabis officers found in the property is around £93,000.

Reading Chronicle:

"Thames Valley Police, through our Stronghold campaign will always pursue those people who seek to profit from selling drugs, carrying out detailed investigations, and bringing offenders to justice.

“If you are concerned about drug-related crime in your area, please call us on 101, or 999 in an emergency.

“You can also report online or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”