GNR police shut down illegal cannabis plantation in Monchique

A 57-year-old man was arrested on Monday (August 17) after his cannabis plantation in Vale de Gaios, Monchique, was discovered by GNR police.

The operation saw authorities confiscating 41 cannabis plants as well as the irrigation system used.

The man, who admitted to being the owner of the plantation, has been named an ‘arguido’ (official suspect).