Latest: Two men in court over £200k Cookstown cannabis factory

A PSNI photo of a suspected cannabis factory in Cookstown
A PSNI photo of a suspected cannabis factory in Cookstown

The two men arrested following a drugs seizure worth around £200,000 in Cookstown on Tuesday are to appear at Strabane court tomorrow.

The 55 and 57-year-old were taken into custody after officers from PSNI Organised Crime Branch discovered a cannabis factory in the Keenaghan Road area of Cookstown on Tuesday, July 14.

Cannabis with an estimated street value of �200,000, was found in Cookstown yesterday, July 14

Cannabis with an estimated street value of �200,000, was found in Cookstown yesterday, July 14

Both men have been charged following the find and are due to appear at Strabane Magistrates Court on Thursday, July 16.

“As is normal procedure the charges are reviewed by the PPS,” said a police spokesperson.