Man held over 13 kg ganja at wharf

A man is now in police custody assisting with investigations following the discovery of 13 kilogrammes of cannabis destined for Port Kaituma, North West District last Saturday.

Police in a statement said the discovery was made around 13:20 hrs on Saturday following information received by the ranks of the Police Narcotics Branch.

The cannabis which was found on Saturday

The information was said to have pointed them in the direction of two boxes located at a Sussex Street Wharf waiting to be shipped to Port Kaituma, NWD, suspected of containing illegal substance.

The boxes were searched and 13 kgs of cannabis discovered.

A man was taken into custody where he is assisting in the investigation.

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