Three men remanded after discovery of cannabis farm in Ramsgate

Cannabis plants discovered in Ramsgate raid

Three men have been charged after police seized cannabis in Thanet estimated to have a value of more than £1million.

Kent Police carried out a drugs warrant at a commercial unit off Haine Road, Ramsgate, yesterday morning (May 1).

Around 1,700 cannabis plants were seized, along with cultivation equipment, and three people were arrested.

UK Power Networks also attended to help make the scene safe, following concerns the electricity to the building had been tampered with.

Following enquiries by East Kent CID; Tom Doku, 48; Arvaniti Ilirjan, 43, and Ervin Zenelaj, 33, have all been charged with producing cannabis and dishonestly abstracting electricity.

The three men, who are all of no fixed address, appeared before Folkestone Magistrates’ Court today (May 2) and were remanded in custody to appear before Canterbury Crown Court on Monday 3 June.