Brockworth Country Sportsman Was Forced to Grow Drugs to Settle Debts

UNITED KINGDOM: A country sportsman of impeccable character was pressurised into growing cannabis in the loft of his home to settle a debt.

Ralph Chambers, who works as a beater on pheasant shoots in the Cotswolds, was caught with about £10,000 worth of the drug growing in his home at Hickley Gardens in Brockworth.

But the defendant had no idea how much cannabis was being grown in the loft of his home and had been coerced into allowing it to happen.

Chambers, whose two adult daughters accompanied him to Gloucester Crown Court for the hearing, admitted producing cannabis, abstracting electricity and failing to comply with his firearms certificate.

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