Five fields that were under ganja cultivation, were yesterday destroyed during a thirteen-hour narcotics eradication operation at Tabatalli, Berbice River, police say.
In a press statement, Public Relations Officer, Jairam Ramlakhan, said the ranks destroyed about 19,500 plants, ranging in height from 3 inches to 8 feet and weighing approximately 9,750 kilograms and five camps.
In addition, 300 kilograms of processed cannabis and an empty twelve-gauge casing were found.
The statement added that the fields under cultivation, processed cannabis and camps were all destroyed by fire.
No one has been arrested.