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$1.9m worth of ganja seized in Portmore, man in custody

Published:Saturday | April 25, 2015 | 4:08 PM

One man has been taken into custody in connection with the seizure of a large quantity of ganja in Portmore, St Catherine on Thursday.

The Jamaica Constabulary Force’s Corporate Communications Unit says his identity is being withheld pending further investigations.

The police report that shortly after 8 o’clock on Thursday evening members of the Narcotics Division were on an operation in the Grange Lane area when they stopped and searched a motor vehicle.

It’s alleged that during the search, 540 pounds of ganja with a street value of $1.9 million was found.