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44 pounds of ganja seized at Kingston Wharves

Published:Thursday | December 22, 2016 | 9:36 AM
In this file photo a stockpile of containers at the Kingston Wharf.

The police have seized 44 pounds of compressed ganja at the Kingston Wharves in New Port West, Kingston.

The seizure was made during an inspection on Tuesday.

The police say about 11 o’clock in the morning, a 40-feet container was searched at Birth 8 at the Wharf when 23 rectangular-shaped packages wrapped in masking tape were found.

The packages were opened and the illicit drug was allegedly found.

The police say it has an estimated street value of $242,000.

The police are yet to make an arrest.