Sydney cannabis growers caught stealing electricity from sub-station

Police seized more than 650 plants, beleived to have a street value of2.2 million Australian dollars

olice in Sydney have discovered more than £1 million worth of cannabis plants from a warehouse near the city’s airport.

The growers had siphoned electricity form a nearby sub-station using a nest of plug adaptors and tangled wires that lay dangerously close to the water used to grow the drug.

New South Wales (NSW) police said the warehouse had been converted into a hydroponic farm containing more than 650 plants in the Mascot district.

Police discovered more than £1 million worth of cannabis at the farm in Mascot, Sydney, in a raid on 5 November

Officers swooped on Thursday afternoon, seizing the plants with an estimated street value of $2.2 million, and later arresting two men after stopping their...

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