Two men are in police custody after ranks found parcels of marijuana amounting to 7,028 grams, in a minibus at Seafield Public Road, West Coast Berbice around 11:30hrs on Sunday.
Acting on information received, a police mobile patrol stopped minibus # BXX 119 on the Seafield Public Road and escorted same to the Weldaad Police Station.
At the station, a search was conducted on a 44-year-old male passenger where three wrapped parcels containing cannabis leaves, seeds, and stems were found in his traveling bag.
He was told of the offense, arrested, cautioned, and admitted possession of the said cannabis.
A further search was carried out in the minibus where a green and grey haversack was seen in the trunk belonging to a 23-year-old male passenger. The same contained three bulky parcels containing cannabis leaves, seeds, and stems.
The passenger was told of the allegation, arrested, and cautioned and he denied possession of the said narcotics.
The cannabis was weighed and those found in the first suspect’s possession amounted to be 3175 grams while the second set of cannabis weighed 3853 grams.
Both suspects are presently in custody as further investigations are underway.