Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 13:40
Undocumented migrants found working at cannabis plantation
Five undocumented migrants were found working on a cannabis plantation raided in Weert, Limburg last weeks. These undocumented workers include two Turks and three Ukrainians, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment announced. The Inspectorate for Social Affairs and Employment may impose a fine uf oup to 20 thousand euros on the person who operated the farm. This is in addition to any penalties imposed on the perpetrator in criminal prosecution. The police raided the cannabis plantation on Conraad Abelstraat in Weert on Wednesday, arresting a total of 11 people, 1Limburg reports. The plantation consisted of more than 1,600 plants. All plants, cut hemp tops and material were seized and destroyed. The police are investigating.