Police arrest two in Dalston after cannabis found in false wall

Two men were arrested in Dalston this morning after police found large quantities of cannabis concealed in a false wall.

Officers were carrying out a search warrant at an address in Tavistock Close when they made the discovery.

A police spokeswoman said: “So far officers have found 36kg of compressed cannabis; 32kg was in vacuum packs in a wall, another 3kg was found behind the bath tub and, on entering the building, officers found men compressing another 1kg of cannabis.”

The drugs have an estimated street value of �216,000.

The men, aged 24 and 32, were arrested for possession with intent to supply the drug and taken to an east London police station.


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The warrant was part of Operation Bantam.

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