Cannabis in the attic: Plumber turned his loft into a drugs grow

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A plumber transformed his Leicestershire loft into a cannabis factory.

Leicester Crown Court was told the attic had a lighting and hydroponics system installed - but the ceiling was in danger of collapsing when the police searched John Mills' home, where the electricity supply had also been by-passed.

Luc Chignell, prosecuting, said the growing operation was "sophisticated" and the 25 cannabis plants seized by officers could have potentially yielded 1.4 kilos of the class B drug.

Mills, 42, admitted producing cannabis in the roof space of his flat in Forryan Road, Hinckley, in July last year.

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