Four in court over suspected drug production in Rotherham

Four people have appeared in court over suspected drug production following a multi-agency investigation in the Broom area of Rotherham.

Thursday, 26th May 2016, 3:29 pm
Updated Thursday, 26th May 2016, 4:33 pm
A police-led operation, supported by officers from South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue, Yorkshire Ambulance Service and Rotherham Council, is currently under way at a property in Broom Valley Road, Broom, in connection with alleged drug production. The road was closed and a cordon was put in place while police carried out their enquiries. Photo: Chris Etchells

Nehdi Tajabidi, aged 31, of Broom Valley Road, Rotherham, Mehdi Esmacpoor, 38, of Farm Drive, Rawmarsh, Luliana Otaraseanu, 30, of Manor Fields Close, Kimberworth, and 30-year-old Mohammed Chernarli of Mary Hill Road, Glasgow, appeared before Rotherham Magistrates’ Court today charged with conspiracy to produce Class A drugs.

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South Yorkshire Police, supported by officers from South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue, Yorkshire Ambulance Service and Rotherham Council, carried out a raid at a property on Broom Valley Road on Tuesday, May 24.

A quantity of suspected controlled drugs were seized during the operation.

All four have been remanded in custody and will next to appear at Sheffield Crown Court on Thursday, June 23.