$17M in ganja found on abandoned plot of land in Berbice

– G/t taxi driver busted with 52lbs in separate operation

The ganja discovered by police

Law enforcement officers have unearthed a substantial quantity of marijuana, worth over $17 million, during an operation in Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) on Saturday.
Based on reports received, on Saturday, between 20:15h and 21:00h, a party of police ranks carried out several intelligence-led operations at various locations in Region Six, and a brown salt bag was unearthed from under several dried coconut branches in an empty plot of land. Upon examination, the bag contained 39 parcels that each had ganja. A scale was also found at the scene.

The car that had the narcotics inside

The ganja was subsequently weighed, and amounted to 43.57lbs, which has an estimated street value of $17 million.
On Saturday also, a 22-year-old taxi driver was arrested after some 52 pounds of marijuana were found in his vehicle. Police have said
that, acting on information received, ranks intercepted white Premio motorcar PAC 4402 at Ramp Road, Ruimveldt, Georgetown, and conducted a search on the vehicle, unearthing several parcels that had cannabis wrapped in transparent plastic.
The suspect, a 22-year-old taxi driver of Shell Road Kitty, Georgetown, was arrested and taken to C.I.D Headquarters, Eve Leary, where he remains in custody.