Engineering student held with marijuana


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A 24-year-old UWI student was arrested when he was found with 6.5 kilograms of marijuana at his apartment on Monday afternoon.

Police said members of the North Eastern Division Task Force went to Evans Street, St Augustine, at around 2 pm. They searched the apartment and found the drugs hidden in a plastic bag in the bedroom

One man who was at the apartment at the time was arrested for the possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.

The exercise was co-ordinated by Snr Supt Maharaj, Supt Alexander and ASP Parriman. The team was led by Sgt Sunil Bharath, Cpl Majeed and included PCs Dass, Mieres, Andrews and Eastman

The North Eastern Division Task Force is continuing enquiries.

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