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Dealer ordered to pay back £125k profits

PUBLISHED: 15:11 10 September 2008 | UPDATED: 09:37 12 August 2010

A DRUG dealer who cultivated more than £125,000 worth of cannabis has been made to pay back his profits. Last Friday, Talal Tawfik, 40, of Queensway, West London was ordered to pay £105,955.46 to Bromley Police after he was found to have benefited to this

A DRUG dealer who cultivated more than £125,000 worth of cannabis has been made to pay back his profits. Last Friday, Talal Tawfik, 40, of Queensway, West London was ordered to pay £105,955.46 to Bromley Police after he was found to have benefited to this amount from his criminal lifestyle. Tawfik was found guilty of managing a premises used to produce cannabis at Lewes Crown Court on February 29, this year. He was given a 52 week suspended prison sentence, ordered to do 250 hours community service and was fined £500, along with £1,216 costs. In March last year, police raided a flat above Mas Y Mas Tapas restaurant, in College Road at the junction with Scotts Road, Bromley. They found over 500 cannabis plants along with processing equipment such as lights, heaters and hydration systems in the flat's converted 'growing rooms'.

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