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100lbs of ganja, 25lbs of cocaine seized yesterday

Published:Monday | June 17, 2013 | 1:33 PM

The security forces have made yet another major drug bust.

The Police say during separate operations yesterday they seized a total of approximately 100lbs of ganja and approximately 25lbs of cocaine.

They say in the first incident a team from the Transnational Crime and Narcotics Division and the Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard were on operation when a metal container attached to the hull of a vessel off the coast of Rockfort, Kingston was spotted.

The container was seized and the weed was found concealed in a section of the container.

A team comprising the Transnational Crime and Narcotics Division and Custom's Contraband Enforcement Team were making security checks when they discovered a knapsack inside a container.

It was searched and 25lbs of cocaine was found inside.

No one was arrested in connection to both finds, but the police say investigations are ongoing.


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