Crime Police seize marijuana packed as fresh yams

The drugs, which were bound for the United Kingdom was packaged in boxes labelled as ‘Fresh Yams Made in Ghana'.

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The Ashaiman Police Command has seized 139 boxes containing dozens of compressed dried leaves suspected to be Indian Hemp.

The drugs, which were bound for the United Kingdom were packaged in boxes labelled as ‘Fresh Yams Made in Ghana. It was being kept at a warehouse at Kakasunanka No. 2 near Michel Camp.

Four  suspects identified as Malik Ofori,  Richmond Otieku, Edward Mensah, and Kwaku Bonsu, have been been arrested.

Other items retrieved from the warehouse included locally manufactured soap, “Alata Samina” which was smeared on the slabs of dried leaves to change the smell.

According to the Public Relations Officer of the Tema Regional Police Command, ASP Juliana Obeng, the four suspects are currently in police custody whiles investigations continue.

She added  the suspects may be charged with unlawful possession of narcotics and supplying narcotics without lawful authority.

Source: Ghanaweb.com



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