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MOCA arrests cop and woman in ganja busts

Published:Tuesday | June 9, 2015 | 9:31 AM

Charges are pending against a police constable and a woman who were held following the seizure of a quantity of ganja.

MOCA says the policeman, who is attached to the Kingston Central Division, was accosted on Saturday after a quantity of vegetable matter resembling ganga, over seven thousand US dollars and over 100 thousand Jamaican dollars were discovered in his vehicle.

MOCA says the substance was prepared for export.

It says further investigations were conducted that same day which led investigators to premises in Bridgeport, Catherine.

MOCA says the house was searched and vegetable matter resembling ganga and cash were discovered at the location.

It says a woman was arrested in connection to the find.