CANU discovers 78lbs of ganja hidden in backdam

Agents of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) discovered 35.38 kilograms (78lbs) of ganja in the backlands of No 76 Village Corentyne, Berbice, on Saturday.
Based on reports received, on the day in question, CANU officers conducted an operation in No 76 Village Housing Scheme, and whilst proceeding to the backlands, officers discovered three parcels of cannabis hidden on a dam.

The ganja found during the operation

The cannabis was taken to CANU headquarters, where it was weighed and amounted to 35.3802 kg (78lbs). At the time of the discovery, no was seen in the area.
Investigations are ongoing.
Only a week ago CANU discovered over 34 pounds of marijuana during an operation conducted at Experiment, Bath, West Coast Berbice.
Reports are that CANU officers went to Lot 365 Experiment, Bath, where a search was conducted on a minibus, during which a quantity of suspected cannabis was discovered.
A further search was conducted on another motor car which was also at the location and this resulted in the discovery of another quantity of suspected cannabis.
According to CANU, a 38-year-old man, who was at home at the time of the search, was arrested and escorted to CANU’s Headquarters along with the narcotics and both motor vehicles.
The 10 parcels of narcotics tested positive for cannabis and weighed 15.8 kilograms with a street value of approximately GY$4.7 million.