Parika boat operator nabbed with ganja

A speedboat operator and resident of Parika, East Bank Essequibo, who has for some time been on the Police radar as a suspected trafficker in narcotics, was on Friday arrested by ranks in ‘F’ Division (Bartica/Interior Locations) with a quantity of marijuana in his possession.
Reports reaching Guyana Times state that ranks acting on information received approached the 37-year-old suspect at First Avenue, Bartica at about 10:30h on Friday and conducted a search on his person and his belongings, unearthing the illegal substance in his haversack.
He was arrested and taken into custody, and the cannabis, when weighed, amounted to 868 grammes. Long suspected to be trafficking in narcotics, Police say, the speed boat operator is currently being processed for court.