£300,000 cannabis farm discovered in Corby

This cannabis farm was found at an address in Corby Credit: Northamptonshire police

A cannabis factory worth over £300,000 has been discovered by police during a raid in Corby.

Officers executed a search warrant on the Kingswood Estate under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

525 cannabis plants were found during the raid on the 31st January..

A 28-year old man was arrested during the warrant and subsequently charged with Production of Class B under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

Armando Musa is currently being held on remand in custody.

"Obtaining this warrant was a direct result of information we received from the community in Corby Town whose neighbourhood had become blighted by this drugs operation. Over £300,000 worth of cannabis plants were found at this address so I am pleased that we have managed to disrupt this organised criminal network and help take drugs off our streets. "

– Sergeant Jon Hodgson from the Neighbourhood Policing Team