Six arrested in Viotia cannabis plantation raid

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Police have unraveled a gang that grew large quantities of cannabis in a remote location in the region of Viotia, central Greece.

Six people were arrested during a police operation in an area called Viliza Stefanis which started on Monday and ended on Tuesday morning.

Authorities said on Wednesday that 10,000 cannabis trees were uprooted and that a manhunt has been launched for another seven suspects.

The gang’s revenues from the sale of the cannabis grown on the plantation have been estimated at 6 million euros.