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Man busted with $21M worth of ganja

Bryan Wharton

A 59-year-old man was on Monday taken into the custody of the Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) after being found with $21 million worth of marijuana.

In a statement on Tuesday, CANU said that officers conducted an operation at Lot 604 Hibiscus, West Ruimveldt, Georgetown, which led to the discovery of 11 parcels of suspected cannabis.

The narcotics which were seized by CANU [Photo: CANU/October 17]

As a result, Bryan Wharton was arrested and escorted to CANU’s Headquarters with the suspected narcotics.

The suspected narcotics tested positive for cannabis and had a total weight of 22.8 kilograms. Investigations are ongoing.


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