21lbs of cocaine, 101lbs of ganja found in Lethem


Two men, one of whom attempted to bribe the Police, were arrested Wednesday night in connection with the discovery of 101 pounds of compressed cannabis and 21 pounds of cocaine at a location in Tabatinga, Lethem Region 9.

Police Headquarters revealed that a team, led by a Superintendent, went to the location at about 19:30hrs when they observed a male running from an incomplete structure.

Police searched the property and found the illegal substances packaged in a total of 61 taped parcels.

The two persons arrested are the owner of the property and another man who was caught during a sting operation after he attempted to bribe the lawmen with a sum of cash, in order to have the drugs returned to him.


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