Three arrested after CANU finds over $1.8M in ganja


Three men were taken into police custody on Friday after ranks from the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit (CANU) discovered a quantity of compressed cannabis “poppy” carrying a street value of over $1.8 million.

CANU stated that ranks were carrying out operations in ‘D’ Field Sophia, Georgetown when they searched a white Toyota fielder wagon that was parked in front of a shop and discovered eight bulky parcels containing the cannabis weighing 4.296 kg.

The ganja found by CANU ranks (CANU/ October 22, 2021)

The search was carried out in the presence of the 31-year-old driver, Roylon Adolph of Industrial area McKenzie Linden and the lone passenger 31-year-old Akeem Matheson, a labourer of Sin City ‘B’ Field Sophia.

The shop owner and the two occupants were arrested and taken to CANU Headquarters where they were placed into custody.

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