The Hungarian authorities have successfully discovered and neutralised a ring cultivating and selling large amounts of marijuana near Csépa.
The Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok county police headquarters have previously conducted investigation about large-volume drug trafficking against unknown suspects.
During the investigation, the police have been informed that someone is cultivating marijuana in a large area in the outskirts of Csépa, among the reed.
In order to catch the suspected perpetrators, several branches of the Hungarian authorities have been cooperating and in the end, their work has come to fruition when they caught three suspects.
The suspected area was mapped with a drone used for scouting and after the authorities have gathered intel that the information was right, they have launched their mission and detained three man who have been the suspects of drug trafficking.
After searching the suspects homes, they have found and confiscated 300 stems of marijuana plants, 70 kilograms of dried cannabis, four cars, several million forints worth of gold jewellery and cash.
The three man were interrogated and the prosecutor’s office has ordered their arrest. The marijuana plants were destroyed using machinery.