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Narcotics Police Nab Six for Drug Offences Featured

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Six persons were arrested by the Narcotics Police between the hours of 6:00p.m., Monday, October 14 and 6:00 a.m., on Tuesday, October 15 as over JMD 5 million
worth of illegal drugs were seized in separate incidents.

In the first incident two men were arrested in Mammee Bay in St. Ann. It is reported that the Narcotics Police supported by members of the St. Ann Police Division intercepted a car and 6.69
pounds of cocaine was found hidden inside.

In Kingston two men, one of whom is British national, was arrested at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston. The British man was reportedly found with 2.4 pounds of
cocaine concealed in his luggage, while a Jamaican man was arrested after one of the JCF’s canine assets made an alert. A subsequent search revealed five pounds of ganja.

Another two persons were arrested when the Narcotics Police, with the support of members of the St. Catherine South Police Division, carried out an anti-narcotics operation in Portmore, St.
Catherine, where they seized 16 pounds of ganja.

All six persons were arrested; however their identities have been withheld pending further investigations.

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