‘Salt bag’ with ganja found inside Mazaruni Prison


Prison Officers at the Mazaruni Prison on Tuesday found a large quantity of marijuana in the prison compound.

A statement from police headquarters noted that at about 13:10 hrs, prison officers were conducting a cleaning exercise when they stumbled upon a white salt bag hidden behind the western side of the kitchen which contained several bleach bottles and other items.

Upon checking the bottles, the officers found them to contain a quantity of leaves, seeds and stems suspected to be cannabis.

The Bartica Police Station was contacted and the suspected cannabis was handed over, which, when weighed, amounted to 3,067 grams.

No arrests were made but investigations are in progress.

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