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Foreigners arrested after $11 million ganja find at sea

Published:Tuesday | August 30, 2016 | 8:54 PM
The police say ganja with a street value of $11 million and approximately 300 gallons of fuel were found on the boat being operated by the foreigners.

Three foreigners are now in police custody following the seizure of more than 2,000 pounds of ganja south of the Alligator Reef.

The police say about 2 o'clock yesterday morning, members of the Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard were on patrol in the area when they intercepted the vessel.

The police say ganja with a street value of $11 million and approximately 300 gallons of fuel were found on the boat. 

The three men were subsequently arrested for breaches of the Dangerous Drug Act and their vessel seized.