Growing cannabis plants lands man with £120 fine

From left, FPR Group MD Mark Foster, Hi Technology manufacturing director Mick Straw and FPR Group divisional manager Jeff Miller

Tech company renews big recruitment contract

CANNABIS grower Andrew Darke was fined £120 for producing two plants.

Darke, 44, of Temple Street, Landport, Portsmouth, admitted producing two cannabis plants at his address on May 17.

Portsmouth magistrates fined him £120 with a £30 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs.

The drugs will be forfeited and destroyed under a court order, magistrates ruled.

Darke was also fined £120 after admitting failing to surrender to custody.