Six held after ganja found in music box

The compressed cannabis that was found. (Police photo)

Six persons including a female were on Monday afternoon taken into custody after a search on the vehicle they were travelling in unearthed a quantity of  compressed cannabis.

The illegal substance which amounted to 662 grams was found by ranks stationed at the Police checkpoint at Itaballi, Puruni Road, Mazaruni River, Region 7.

The police in a press release said that that 557 grams of the cannabis was found in a music-box belonging to one of the suspects while the remainder was found secreted inside the vehicle in which the suspects were detained.

A case file has been prepared and was forwarded for legal advice in relation to the institution of charges, the police said.

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