Police in Staffordshire raided the historic United Reformed Church in the village of Armitage late last month and seized 400 pot plants.

Built in 1820, the Grade II-listed building stands next to a primary school. It’s not been used as a place of worship for more than 20 years, so an enterprising local, Hazret Malaj, allegedly invaded the church and set up special lights, power banks and wooden frames to enable an industrial level of cannabis production.

Chief Inspector Mark Smith who is based in Lichfield for Staffordshire Police, praised his officers on Twitter for seizing the cannabis, adding..

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