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Man caught picking up cannabis stash from plastic pipe

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Police arrested a 26-year-old man after they found him trying to collect 200g of cannabis in Paphos, authorities said on Wednesday.

According to police, the man, a Paphos resident, was reported by witnesses who said they saw him trying to collect the cannabis, which was hidden in a plastic pipe.

Police arrived at the scene, arrested the suspect and seized the cannabis in the pipe, which weighed around 174g.

During a search of the suspect’s vehicle, police also found three more grammes of cannabis, they said.

Hidden in bushes in the area, police also found a precision scales and a plastic container with 31g of cannabis.

The total of amount of cannabis seized by police was 208g.

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