Cannabis worth £15K seized in police search

Cannabis plants seized by the PSNI in Maghera area.
Cannabis plants seized by the PSNI in Maghera area.

Police in south Derry have seized cannabis plants with a street value of £15,000.

It follows searches of properties in the Maghera area.

Seventeen plants and a kilo of loose cannabis were seized.

Magherafelt police said in a social media post: "More drugs off our streets. Someone’s got a bit of explaining to do. If cultivating is your thing prob (sic) best to stick to potatoes or similar."