The Guyana Police Force continues its efforts to fight marijuana cultivation and on the Saturday, Police investigators from the Narcotics Branch carried out a drug eradication operation at Kairuni along the Linden Soesdyke Highway and destroyed over 2 acres of marijuana plants.
According to a Police Force statement, a field of about two acres in size was found with approximately 10,000 cannabis sativa (marijuana) plants, about one foot in height, under cultivation along with a nursery with seedlings and an abandoned camp.
All of the marijuana plants were destroyed.
Two men have been arrested and are in police custody assisting with the investigations.
Filed: 14th September, 2014