Drug busts up but cocaine pipeline seen untouched

Though there has been a noticeable increase in the number of narcotics busts within the last week, nothing is being said about the origin of the drugs or what is being done by the government and the relevant authorities to stem the flow.

Opposition leader Brigadier (rtd) David Granger while noting that the cocaine and marijuana which is being seized is just a small fraction of what is actually in the country, said that the government is to be blamed for its failure to effectively tackle the thriving local narco-trafficking operation especially since no steps have been taken to secure the country’s poorly manned borders.

Within the last week some 1217 kilograms of marijuana and in excess of 45 kilograms of cocaine have been seized by local narcotics officials – the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) and the Police Narcotics Unit. In relation to marijuana for this year several large fields where the plants were being grown were found and destroyed. It has always been said …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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