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Ganja valuing $6.5m seized in Hellshire, one Haitian among three persons arrested

Published:Monday | October 9, 2017 | 6:53 PMLivern Barrett

Three men, including a Haitian, are now in police custody following the seizure of over 1,600 pounds of ganja, valued at $6.5 million in Hellshire, St Catherine, yesterday.

According to law enforcement sources, the ganja was found by detectives from the Police Narcotics Division in 35 knitted bags and two plastic buckets.

The find was made along a section of the Hellshire coastline.

The Gleaner/Power106 News Centre understands that the Haitian and two Jamaican men are being held on reasonable suspicion regarding the seizure.

It's reported that investigators are now conducting secondary operations at addresses linked to the three men.

The Immigration status of the Haitian National is also being investigated.