Hong Kong Law & Crime

Weed farms busted in New Territories after police tip-off

Police raided two marijuana farms in village houses in Yuen Long on Thursday, arresting two men. More than 300 cannabis plants were found.

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Police found one of the weed farms on the top floor of a village house. Photo: Apple Daily

Detectives from the police’s New Territories crime unit searched a house in Lo Uk Tsuen, Pat Heung after receiving a tip-off, according to Apple Daily. A total of 276 marijuana plants as well as some farming tools were confiscated. Two men, 34 and 56, were taken away.

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Officers showcase seized evidence. Photo: Apple Daily

Police later took one of the suspects back to his house in Lung Kwu Tan and found another 64 plants.

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One of the village houses where the weed farm was found. Photo: Apple Daily

Police said the cannabis was worth about HK$530,000.

Weed farms busted in New Territories after police tip-off