Man admits growing cannabis in Norwich

PUBLISHED: 12:10 31 May 2019 | UPDATED: 12:10 31 May 2019

Norwich Magistrates' Court. Picture: Denise Bradley.

Norwich Magistrates' Court. Picture: Denise Bradley.


A 24-year-old man has admitted operating a “professional” cannabis grow in Norwich.

Police executed a drugs warrant at Rye Avenue on January 24 and discovered 177 plants of cannabis at various stages of growth.

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Norwich Magistrates Court heard Ernest Sulaj, an Albanian national, was the only person found in the property.

Sulaj admitted production of cannabis and was been sent to Norwich Crown Court for sentence.

He is currently detained in HMP Norwich on immigration offences.

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