Police destroy over $2 million in marijuana

Police have destroyed marijuana trees and cured marijuana worth over $2 million in Moruga.

The exercise was carried out by officers of the Southern Division Task Force and the Organised Crime and Intelligence Unit yesterday.

It was coordinated by Snr. Supt. Zamsheed Mohammed and ASP (Ag.) Peter Ramdeen, between 6 am and 5 pm.

During the exercise, officers proceeded to a forested area in La Lune Village, Moruga, where they came across 1,500 fully grown marijuana trees, 130 pounds of cured marijuana and 1,000 seedlings, along with three makeshift camps.

The trees and cured marijuana have an estimated street value of $2,089,000.

The trees and the camps were subsequently destroyed.

Investigations are ongoing

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