Illegal immigrant jailed for cannabis farm described as ‘tang of slavery’

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An illegal immigrant was jailed for a year after tending a cannabis farm in a case described as having “a tang of slavery.”

Judge David Pugsley made the comment after hearing how Xuan Phan was caught in a house on Prospect Street, Alfreton on December 2.

Police found 265 cannabis plants which could have provided street drug sales of between £74,000 and £222,600, Derby Crown Court heard.


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