MAN WHO MAINTAINED CANNABIS FACTORY IS REMANDED IN CUSTODY

first_imgA Malaysian man who oversaw the running of a cannabis growhouse in Ballybofey has been remanded in custody.Ching Ann Low appears in court.Ching Ann Low, 31, appeared at Letterkenny District Court this morning. He is the fourth person to appear in court charged in connection with the discovery of the cannabis factory worth an estimated €360,000 above a Chinese restaurant on Navenny Street on Tuesday evening.The court heard that Ching Ann Low held the key to the premises to which the plants were being grown and also looked after the equipment used to grow the plants.Garda Detective Sgt Niall Boyle told the court he was objecting to bail as he considered the accused a serious flight risk.Solicitor Frank Dorrian objected saying Gardai had his passport and that his wife was also now in custody as she was one of the co-accused.But Sgt Boyle said the accused could still slip into Northern Ireland and out of the jurisdiction.The court heard that Ching Ann Low arrived in Ireland in October 2012 with his wife and mother-in-law.Judge Paul Kelly said he agreed that the accused could be a flight risk and remanded him in custody at Castlerea Prison until Monday next by video-link.MAN WHO MAINTAINED CANNABIS FACTORY IS REMANDED IN CUSTODY was last modified: January 24th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Ballybofeycannabis factoryChang Ann LowGardaiSgt Niall Boylelast_img