Police find cannabis under garden decking after raid at Sheffield home

Police officers discovered cannabis under garden decking at a man’s home following a raid.

By Jon Cooper
Thursday, 28th November 2019, 5:49 pm
Updated Friday, 29th November 2019, 5:59 pm

Sheffield Magstrates’ Court heard on Thursday, November 28, how Parvaz Hussain, 38, of Constable Road, Gleadless, Sheffield, admitted he had been using the class B drug to ease back pain.

Kirsty Pearson, prosecuting, said: “On October 20, police officers executed a drugs warrant at the defendant’s home and during a search a plastic tub was found under the garden decking with a small amount of cannabis, scales and self-sealed snap bags.”

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Hussain admitted to police he had been using the drug for back pain. He stated the cannabis had cost £190 and he had used scales so he did not get ripped off.

Mrs Pearson said it is accepted the drugs had been for personal use.

Hussain pleaded guilty to possessing cannabis. He was fined £80 and must pay £85 costs and a £32 victim surcharge.