CANU destroys over two tonnes of seized cocaine, ganja

Over two tonnes of cocaine and marijuana, with an estimated worth of over US$30 million, was destroyed by the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) yesterday.

The nearly ¾ tonne of cocaine and two tonnes of marijuana were doused with gasoline and set on fire until the drugs were incinerated at the former Ministry of Housing site on Homestretch Avenue.

Speaking to the media, head of CANU James Singh said that the cocaine and marijuana were part of an accumulation of drugs seized over the past two years and which was now released for destruction because their court cases have been concluded. The total quantity of cocaine destroyed was exactly 730 kilos, with an approximate street value of  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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