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Police on Friday destroyed some $115.M worth of marijuana during an exercise at Zion, Berbice River. The exercise occurred between 05:20 hrs & 18:07 hrs. Police said an intelligence led operation was carried out by ranks from Police Headquarters and from Regional Division #10, at Zion, Berbice River.
The operation led to the discovery of three fields of marijuana sitting on about 40 acres of land consisting of about 55,000 cannabis plants ranging from 1 foot to 10 feet in height, about 60 pounds of dried cannabis, six nurseries and five camps. The cannabis plants and camps were destroyed by way of fire.
No arrest was made. The estimated street value for the suspected cannabis plants and dried cannabis is GYD$115,800,000