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Woman arrested for attempting to smuggle ganja to UK

Published:Sunday | January 22, 2017 | 1:10 PM

A woman has been arrested for attempting to smuggle 17.5 pounds of ganja out of the country.

She was destined for Manchester, England.

The police say about 2:30 p.m. yesterday the woman attempted to board a flight at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St James.

She was accosted and her luggage searched. Ganja valued at J$100,000 was found and seized.

She is to appear in the St James Parish Court on Tuesday to answer to breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act.