Llir Kasa has been jailed for 8 years after raids on Great Western Road and in North Lanarkshire revealed £300,000 worth of drugs. 

More than 500 cannabis plants were discovered alongside specialist equipment during the raids. Following the raids, Kasa fled the country but returned a few months later when he was the arrested. 

Kasa was found guilty of two charges of producing class B drugs and two of supplying class B drugs. 

The court heard how he was an integral member of an organised crime group that supplied the central belt of Scotland with cannabis. 

He has been jailed for 8 years.