Berbice duo busted with $1.6M in ganja

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the ganja found during the operation

Twenty-year-old Kevon Sandy of Republic Drive, West Canje, Berbice and Prince Todd, also 20 of Sandvoort, West Canje, Berbice were arrested on Wednesday by ranks of the Custom Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) with a quantity of ganja.

the ganja found during the operation

Based on reports received on the day in question, drug enforcement officers conducted an operation at Sandvoort, West Canje, Berbice, Region Six during which they intercepted the two males.

One of them was carrying a bulky salt bag at the time of the operation. A subsequent search of the bag revealed three parcels of cannabis.

The two young men were taken to CANU’s Headquarters where the three parcels of ganja when weighed amounted to 5.33 kilograms with a street value of approximately $1.6 million. The duo remains in custody pending charges.