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Alleged Thame cannabis farmers appear before Oxford magistrates

Byoxfordnewspaper

Oct 9, 2022

A pair of alleged cannabis farmers have appeared before the magistrates’ court.

Ajet Xhaja, 21, and Klajdi Vraja, 20, were arrested along with an estimated 800 cannabis plants in an industrial unit in Lupton Road, Thame, on October 7.

Appearing before Oxford Magistrates’ Court on Saturday afternoon, the Albanian nationals, both of no fixed address, pleaded not guilty to producing a class B drug.

They were remanded to appear before Oxford Crown Court on November 4.

Dana Bilan appeared for Xhaja. Eiran Reilly was for Vraja.

Tina Flannery represented the Crown Prosecution Service.

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This story was written by Tom Seaward. He joined the team in 2021 as Oxfordshire's court and crime reporter.

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