Cannabis Plantation Discovered In South Iceland

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A large cannabis plantation was seized by police in the town of Þykkvabær in South Iceland last week. They seized 322 flowering plants, 16 kilos of cannabis leaves and seven million ISK in cash.

Four men were arrested in relation to the case, three of them Polish and one of them an Icelander. The police operation on the plant was part of a larger scale investigation on organized crime.

Earlier, police had seized 1.5 kilos of cannabis, Ecstasy tablets and cocaine in Hafnarfjörður in a case related to this one.