Costa Ricans held in Jamaica ganja bust

(Jamaica Observer) ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica – Six men, including three Costa Ricans, were arrested in connection with the seizure of half a ton of ganja and more than 600 gallons of gasoline in Morningside district, St Elizabeth.

The Black River police say that between 4:00 am and 11:00 pm Monday, a team from the Area Three Transnational Crime and Narcotics Division (TCND) carried out a raid, during which the ganja and gasoline were found hidden on premises in the deep rural community.

The ganja has an estimated street value of J$5 million.

Arrangements are being made for the men to be questioned in the presence of their attorneys

Investigations are ongoing.



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