According to the report, a resident of Rishon Lezion, Ben 30, who rented the apartments in order to grow cannabis, was arrested and today the police will ask to extend his detention.
"The Israel Police detectives uncovered on Monday night a number of apartments that served as" hydro "drug development laboratories in and near Ashdod," the report said.
It was also reported that "covert activity conducted by the police detectives led to the exposure of several apartments in the city of Ashdod and adjacent to it rented by a resident of Rishon Lezion in favor of turning them into hothouses.
"As part of the operation that became a postcard last night, the suspect was arrested and transferred to interrogation at the police station after which he was jailed," another report was reported. "In a search conducted by the detectives, hundreds of seedlings were found."
The police said that "we will continue with diligent activity to locate such laboratories and suspects who are involved in this in order to prevent risk to the law-abiding public."