SAMUT PRAKAN: An Argentinian man was arrested and charged with growing cannabis after 108 plants were found at his townhouse in Muang district.

Police with a  warrant issued by Samut Prakan court searched the two-story house at Fuengfa housing estate on Monday, acting on a tip-off.

They found 108 cannabis plants, each about 1.5 metre high, growing in pots in the garden.

The tenant, Sagas Nur, 35, of Argentina, was detained for questioning at Bangpu police station.