Cannabis plants found growing underground in southern NSW

POLICE have unearthed an underground hydroponic cannabis crop at a house in southern NSW.

Officers made the discovery during a raid on a property at Leeton, in the state’s Riverina on Thursday.

Police said a number of cannabis plants were found growing in the underground set up.


A stash of drug paraphernalia was also seized during the operation.

A 36-year-old man was arrested at the scene and taken into custody for questioning.

He has since been charged with enhanced indoor cultivation of cannabis leaf for a commercial purpose.

The 36-year-old was released on conditional bail and is due to appear in Leeton Local Court on June 18.

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