Watton man charged with growing cannabis in £750,000 drugs bust
PUBLISHED: 08:59 15 October 2017 | UPDATED: 15:53 16 October 2017
A man from Norfolk has been charged with a drug offence following police raids in Gloucestershire.
Gurgen Nikoci, of Akrotiri Square, Watton, was charged with the production of the class B drug cannabis.
The 21-year-old was one of 10 men who were charged with a drug offences in connection with Operation Clevlend.
The two-day operation took place on October 11 and 12 where drug warrants were executed at a number of addresses across Gloucestershire.
Over the two days drugs raids took place at 10 residential and business properties - five of these were identified as cannabis farms.
It’s believed that the cannabis cultivated at these properties is valued at around £750,000.
One of the cannabis farms was located directly opposite a primary school in Gloucester.
Nikoci is due to appear at Bristol crown court on Friday, November 17.