MORE than 300 cannabis plants worth £118,000 have been recovered following a drugs raid in Shawlands.

Police Scotland confirmed that they raided a property on Hector Road at around 4.05pm on Friday. 

Officers acting under warrant searched the flat and more than 300 hundred cannabis plants, worth an estimated street value of around £118,000 were discovered.

The force added that enquiries are ongoing.

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Detective Inspector Cheryl Kelly, Greater Glasgow CID, said: “We remain committed to tackling drugs and dealing with drug dealing within local communities.

"I would encourage people to report anything they think is suspicious to police via 101 or alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where you can give information anonymously."