A woman was yesterday afternoon taken into custody after the police unearthed a quantity of cannabis in a haversack she had in her possession.
Stabroek News understands that the discovery was made around 17:00 hrs yesterday at the Bartica Stelling. The cannabis was weighed and amounted to 1 kg, 261 g.
Reports revealed that ranks from ‘F’ Division, acting on information received went to the Bartica stelling where they contacted the woman who hails from Parika, East Bank Essequibo. A search was conducted on a black haversack she was carrying at the time during which one bulky parcel was found in a black plastic bag.
The said parcel was opened and discovered to be cannabis. The woman is likely to appear in court soon.