A Grenfell Tower fire survivor has been given a 12-week suspended prison sentence after the remains of a cannabis oil factory were discovered in the building after the blaze.
Long-term cannabis user Eamon Zada, 35, was arrested after officers combing the burnt-out shell of the west London tower block found a store of cannabis cuttings, flammable butane gas canisters and an oven in his flat.
Zada, who is currently being housed at the Radisson Blu hotel in Portman Square, Marylebone, had produced enough cannabis oil to last one user about 140 days, London’s Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard.
Zada, who had pleaded guilty to producing a controlled Class B drug on or before July 4 last year, stood quietly in the dock as deputy chief magistrate Tan Ikram described this potential 140-days worth of supply as “not an insignificant quantity”.
He told Zada: “The process by which these drugs is produced as an oil requires