Cannabis destroyed; gun, ammo seized


The Guyana Police Force has destroyed several cannabis plants during a drug-eradication operation at Ebini, Upper Berbice River on Wednesday.

In a statement, the police said the operation, which lasted in excess of fifteen hours, saw an estimated 300,000 cannabis plants ranging between 6 inches to 5 feet in height, 150,000 kilograms of dried cannabis, a number of nurseries with about 100,000 seedlings and 4 camps being destroyed by fire.


Additionally, a single barrel shotgun, three live cartridges, a water pump and a chain saw were found during the operation. The items have been seized and lodged.

A search is on for the owner of the approximately 10-acre plot of land.

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