A 24-year-old man is currently in Police custody after he was found with 62 grammes of marijuana hidden in his crotch. The man was nabbed with the illicit drug on Wednesday at around 18:40 h during a routine search that was conducted on passengers of an inbound speed boat in Bartica.
While carrying out the search, Police ranks found a bulky parcel wrapped in transparent plastic in the man’s underwear. Upon further examination, a quantity of leaves, seeds, and stems suspected to be cannabis was unearthed. It was brought to his attention and he admitted ownership.
He was then escorted to the Bartica Police Station where the suspected drug was weighed in his presence and amounted to 62 grammes. The suspect was then placed in custody pending charges.