PSNI arrest two in Christmas Day cannabis seizure

In the North, police have arrested two people following the seizure of cannabis plants from a house in Newry.

On Christmas Day, officers attended reports of a disturbance at a property and during their enquiries uncovered a cannabis factory.

A quantity of cannabis plants, equipment, cash and more than 17,000 cigarettes were seized.

A 32-year-old man and 28-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis, possession of Class B drugs and possession of Class B drugs with intent to supply.

Both were later released on bail pending further enquiries.

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