Kirovohrad region: SBU finds cannabis plantation
SBU officers in cooperation with the National Police uncovered a marijuana plantation in Kirovohrad region.
The law enforcers established that unidentified drug dealers grew about 1,000 bushes of narcotic plants on the territory of agricultural land of a regional village council.
The uncovered cannabis is valued at about UAH 220,000 (USD 8,462) according to the “black market” prices.
The seized plants were sent for experts’ examination.
The criminal proceeding was registered under Part 2 Article 310 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
The urgent investigative actions on establishing the owner of the land plot and persons involved in planting and growing the cannabis are under way.
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