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Compressed ganja estimated at $7m seized in St Ann

Published:Thursday | September 22, 2016 | 8:46 AM
File photo shows parcels of compressed ganja seized by the police in the past.

The Police are reporting the seizure of approximately 1,700 pounds of compressed ganja with an estimated street value of approximately $7 million.

The police say yesterday morning personnel from Narcotics and Marine division, who were at sea, carried out an operation in the Draxhall area of St Ann where a 30-foot Go-fast boat was searched.

According to the police, 38 bags containing ganja were found on the boat.

The police say the vessel, two 250-horse power engines, gallons of petrol, items of food, and other equipment were also seized.

No one was arrested in connection with the seizure.