• Kyodo


A police raid on a factory in a small town in Wakayama Prefecture last month has uncovered a massive haul of cannabis with a street value estimated at ¥2 billion.

Police revealed on Wednesday they seized over 10,000 cannabis plants and arrested senior gang member Junichi Kimura, 54, along with three others, all from Osaka, on suspicion of possessing marijuana with intent to sell.

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