Police destroy ganja farm, camp at Fly Hill Backlands

As the Narcotics Unit within the Guyana Police Force (GPF) continues its drug eradication exercise, another ganja farm was destroyed at Fly Hill Backlands, Central Rupununi, Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo).
The Police have said that the exercise was conducted on Friday.
Police stated that ranks acting on information received carried out a narcotic eradication exercise at Fly Hill Backlands which led to the discovery of a marijuana (Cannabis sativa) farm.

The makeshift camp that was destroyed by fire

The farm was approximately 1/4 acre of land consisting of 47 cannabis plants ranging from two inches to three feet in height and a makeshift camp. Following the discovery, the plants and camp were destroyed by the said ranks.
Just a few weeks ago, Police destroyed a whopping $181 million worth of ganja at a farm at Bartica along the Berbice River.
It was reported that on the day in question, a joint operation went to Bartica along the Berbice River where they discovered a farm with approximately 35,000 cannabis plants ranging from four inches to six feet in height.
Additionally, one 12-gauge shotgun, five live and eleven empty 12-gauge cartridges along with three GDF camouflage jackets were found.
The Police also stated that three makeshift camps, one trailer, and two ploughs were also found at the location. The camps and the marijuana were all destroyed by fire. Meanwhile, Police estimated the value of the Cannabis sativa at $181,646,624.
At the time of the operation, no one was at the location.