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Ganja and fuel seized in Hellshire, St Catherine

Published:Friday | October 21, 2016 | 1:17 PM

Police personnel assigned to the Marine and Narcotics Divisions yesterday seized a large quantity of ganja and fuel at Great Salt Pond, Hellshire in St Catherine.

The seizure was reportedly made during an operation between 11:50 yesterday morning and 5:50 in the afternoon.

The police say 34 bags of ganja weighing approximately 805 pounds and 31 15-gallon drums of fuel amounting to approximately 1,730 litres were found hidden in mangroves.

They say the ganja has an estimated street value of $4 million. 

No one was arrested in connection with the find.

Yesterday’s discovery follows the seizure of 700 pounds of ganja in Great Pond Close in St Catherine on Tuesday.