The Jamaican narcotics police have apprehended and charged two people related to a licensed hashish firm on suspicions of drug trafficking.
Studies are that 26-year-old Romario Brown, of Steer City, and 19-year-old Hadiya Valentine of St. Dacre – each in St. Ann – had been charged on Wednesday following an anti-narcotics operation in Junction, St. Elizabeth on Tuesday.
They’re scheduled to seem earlier than the Black River Parish Courtroom on December 11.
Discovery of contraband
In response to stories, the police seized greater than six kilos of ganja from the 2 males, in the course of the operation.
The Narcotics Division revealed that at 11:50 a.m., each people arrived at a licensed hashish facility in Junction to buy hashish on behalf of the dispensary.
Following inspection of the designated transport automobile, the officers discovered the unlawful ganja, amounting to 6 kilos.
The police had been summoned and the 2 had been subsequently detained.
Potential smuggling scheme uncovered
The authorities suspect that this incident could also be indicative of an elaborate try and mix unlawful marijuana with its legally sanctioned counterpart.
Superintendent Dwight Daley, the pinnacle of the Narcotics Police, issued a stern warning to all licensed hashish dispensaries, cautioning them in opposition to participating in such practices. He emphasised the potential penalties, together with the chance of shedding their licenses and going through costs underneath the Harmful Medication Act.