February 25, 2018

Cops torch huge ganja farm in Berbice

A team of law enforcement officers commanded by a Superintendent on Wednesday conducted a fifteen hour long drug-eradication operation at Ebini, Upper Berbice River.

According to information from the police, the operation saw an estimated 300,000 cannabis plants ranging between 6 inches to 5 feet in height, 150,000 kilograms of dried cannabis, a number of nurseries with about 100,000 seedlings and 4 camps being destroyed by fire.
Moreover, a single barrel shotgun, three live cartridges, a water pump and a chain saw which were found during the operation, have been seized and lodged.
Investigators are in the process of tracing the ownership of the approximately 10-acre plot of land.