Australia’s ABC News reports
Six people have been arrested after almost $22 million worth of cannabis plants were seized near the north-west NSW town of Narrabri.
- Almost 11,000 cannabis plants were found at the remote property during a raid on Thursday at 3am
- Five men and one woman were arrested and charged
- Several of the group have appeared in court and have not been released on bail
Police said officers found almost 11,000 cannabis plants and a quantity of cannabis seeds when they raided a remote property on Killarney Gap Road at Rock Creek on Thursday at 3am.
Five men aged 28, 33, 35, 45 and 56 and a 41-year-old woman were arrested.
The six people were charged with knowingly taking part in cultivating large quantities of cannabis and were refused bail.
Four of the group faced Tamworth Local Court this morning.
None of the four were were released on bail and all are scheduled to appear in Narrabri Local Court next week.
The arrests follow extensive police inquiries that began in September with the formation of Strike Force Lyretrail.