55kilos marijuana found in moruga (Image courtesy TTPS)

Members of the Special Operations Response Team (SORT) arrested one man and seized 55 kilos of marijuana in Moruga on Sunday afternoon.

Around 5.30 pm, on Sunday 18th July 2021, the police officers and Canine Tino, as part of Operation RED FOX targeting a narcotic trafficking syndicate, executed a search warrant at the home of a residentat La Ruffin Road, Moruga. The officers found a large quantity of narcotics resembling that of marijuana. The resident was arrested and taken to the Marabella Police Station for further processing. The narcotics when weighed amounted to 55 kilos. SORT officers were assisted by their colleagues from the Southern Division Task Force.

Ag. Cpl BAHADUR is continuing investigations.