Two arrested following $15M ganja bust


Two persons were arrested on Friday after Customs Anti Narcotic Unit (CANU) ranks found several parcels of marijuana in a house that they occupied. 

Those in custody are 34-year-old Candacy Bennett called ‘Pinky’ of 1067 New Glasgow Housing Scheme, Edinburg, East Bank Berbice (EBB), and 36-year-old Dilon Cadogan called ‘Scar’ of Pepper Street, Edinburgh, EBB.

According to CANU, its ranks acting on information, conducted search operations at a property located at Lot 1067 New Glasgow Housing Scheme, Edinburgh, EBB.

During the search, several parcels containing cannabis were discovered in the presence of the two individuals who were at the house. They were both arrested and escorted to CANU Headquarters along with the cannabis.

The cannabis when weighed amounted to a total of 48.4 kilogrammes (107 lbs). The illicit drug carries a street value of over $15,000,000. Investigations are ongoing.


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