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Over $16 million worth of ganja seized off Clarendon coastline

File photo of ganja seized during an operation last year

File photo of ganja seized during an operation last year

Members of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) Coast Guard seized over four thousand pounds of compressed ganja off the coast of Portland Cottage in Clarendon on Wednesday, January 22.

Reports are that about 2.45 am, a vessel with three men aboard was intercepted and searched. Eighty-two knitted plastic bags containing ganja weighing 4,177 pounds were found and seized.

The seized drug has an estimated street value of $16.7 million.

The men who were reportedly on the vessel with the drugs were subsequently arrested.

Their identities are being withheld, pending further investigations by the police.

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