A 39-year-old man is in the custody of the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit after he was nabbed on Monday with more than 30 pounds of local and foreign marijuana in his car.
CANU identified the suspect as Duvendra Sukhdeo of Republic Park, East Bank Demerara.
CANU said based on information, it intercepted the motor car being driven by the man in the vicinity of Rahaman’s Park on the East Bank of Demerara.
A search of the car revealed the eight large parcels of marijuana.
CANU said the marijuana carries a street value of $4.7 million.
Investigations are ongoing and charges are expected to be laid against the suspect before the end of the week.