Chicken dope-iaza: £190,000 cannabis factory found at Kettering curry house

A cannabis factory worth almost £200,000 was discovered inside a former Kettering curry house.

Wednesday, 12th June 2019, 4:12 pm

Police visited the abandoned Kettering Balti House in Queen Street at about 10.40pm last night (Tuesday) after reports of three people breaking in.

But when they arrived they found a “professional” cannabis factory covering three floors at the rear.

Officers have been at the closed former restaurant all day clearing and bagging up the 427 plants found.

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The seized drugs. Credit: Kettering ProActive Cops

A police spokesman said the quantity of class B drugs had a street value of £190,000.

No arrests have been made.

Officers urging anyone who has seen any suspicious activity at the curry house to call them on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.