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By News Room Guyana

January 17, 2020

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The suspected cocaine and marijuana which were intercepted by ranks of CANU [Photo provided by CANU]

(NEWS ROOM GUYANA) – The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) have arrested four persons in connection with the discovery of almost 49 pounds of suspected cannabis – which CANU described as “poppy weed”- and six pounds of suspected cocaine.

A statement from the anti-drug agency noted that the illegal drugs were found by ranks of CANU on a truck laden with bags of fertiliser destined for Berbice.

At the time of the discovery Thursday afternoon, CANU said the truck was on Mandela Avenue, Georgetown.

According to CANU, 40 parcels totalling 22 kilograms of suspected marijuana and two parcels totalling 2.740 kilograms of suspected cocaine were found in two white salt bags which were collected by the truck’s occupants and packed onto the truck.

Investigations are ongoing.

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