Vietnamese man faces deportation after being jailed over Telford cannabis factory
Binh Phan, 38, had already been issued with a deportation notice by the Home Office before he was given a 40-week prison sentence at Shrewsbury Crown Court yesterday.
The court heard that Phan, of no fixed abode, became involved in the operation after being recruited by a criminal gang.
The operation was capable of producing 30 kilograms of cannabis each year, and was described as producing the drug on “a significant scale”.
Police discovered the cannabis grow after being called to a disturbance at a property in Regent Street, Wellington, in April earlier this year.
Phan was not likely to... read more
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