The Narcotics Police seized over 1,000 pounds of ganja during an operation in Parotee, St. Elizabeth on Sunday, June 10.
Reports are that about 9:30 p.m., a team of officers was conducting operations in the area, when they saw a group of men off-loading several knitted plastic bags from a Hiace bus. On seeing the police the men ran and three were captured. Police said the Hiace bus was searched and 24 knitted bags containing compressed ganja were seized with an estimated value of four million dollars ($4,000,000).
The Hiace bus along with a Honda CRV and a Toyota Altis motorcar were seized. The three men were taken into custody and will be interviewed in the presence of their attorney(s) before charges are laid.