Police seize ‘large’ quantity of ganja, suspects escape

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Police are searching for suspects, some of whom they believe may be injured, after discovering a ‘large’ quantity of ganja in Beach Bay at the weekend.

The exact amount of the seized narcotics has not been released. However, police said on Tuesday in a statement, that it was found during the early morning hours of Saturday 8 Jan.

Police said the Air Operations Unit, while conducting coastline patrol in the Beach Bay area in Bodden Town, spotted suspicious activity and officers responded.

While searching the area, two vehicles were recovered containing the ganja.

Police said a number of persons, who are believed to have been involved in the importation of the recovered drugs, fled the location on foot.

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An extensive search of the area was conducted; however these persons were not located.

“Based on the hostile terrain and ironshore, it is possible that some of these persons might have been injured,” a police statement said.

The matter is being investigated by the police.

Detectives are encouraging anyone with information regarding this incident to call the George Town Police Station at 949-4222.

Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS confidential tip line at 949-7777, or www.rcips.ky.

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