64-Y-O man busted with $8M worth of ganja

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A man was yesterday afternoon busted with some $8M worth of ganja in his possession.

Clarence Wrights, 64, of Bagotville, West Bank Demerara (WBD) is currently in custody.

The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) said its ranks intercepted the man pulling a suitcase along Hadfield and Water Streets, Georgetown.

The suitcase contained nine parcels of compressed suspected cannabis (weight: 4.508 kilograms)

In his pants pocket, two small ziploc parcels of suspected cannabis were unearthed (weight: 12grams).

CANU said the ganja has a street value of US$40,000 which is equivalent to GY$8.3M.