A bank teller from Penal was arrested and several marijuana plants were seized by officers of the Southern Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise conducted this morning.
According to police reports, officers conducted the exercise between the hours of 12:15 am and 5 am during which they executed a search warrant for firearms and ammunition at the Clarke Road, Penal, home of a 34-year-old man.


The search resulted in officers finding 50 marijuana trees being grown in two rooms in the house. The man, a bank teller with a commercial bank in Siparia, was arrested in connection with the finds. Investigations are ongoing. The exercise was coordinated by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Yusuf Gaffar, Supt. Nobee, Supt. Doodai, ASP Mohammed and Insp. Teeluck, all of the Southern Division.