Police yesterday eradicated two ganja farms at DeVeldt and Gaetroy, Berbice River.

At DeVeldt, a farm of about 6000 plants ranging from three and five feet in height and about 600Ibs of dry cannabis along with one 12-gauge shotgun and one 12-gauge cartridge, were found.

In Gaeteroy, another field was discovered consisting of about 10,000 plants ranging from three and six feet in height and a nearby camp which contained about 100lbs of dried cannabis.

The estimated street value of the plants is $5,420,800 and the estimated street value for the dried cannabis is $21,000,000.

The cannabis sativa plants and camps were destroyed by fire and the firearm and ammunition have been lodged at the Central Police Station pending further investigation.

No arrest was made.


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