Three persons have been arrested following a raid in Bartica, Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni), where a quantity of narcotics was unearthed by Police.
According to reports, Police ranks from F Division (Interior Locations) on Monday conducted a search around the town of Bartica, based upon intelligence gathered. This occurred between 15:00h and 17:00h.
During the search, leaves, seeds and stems believed to be cannabis were unearthed in four homes. Three persons were arrested and taken into Police custody to assist with investigations.
Meanwhile, the marijuana was weighed, and amounted to a total of 710 grams. The three men remained in custody and were expected to be placed before the courts as early as today to answer to possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking charges.