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Two Held, $7.2 Million in Marijuana Seized at Port

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POLICE have held to men from Tobagao and seized more that $7million in marijuana during an anti-crime exercise at the Port of Port-of-Spain on Friday.

According to the TTPS, officers of the Port Authority Task Force, acting on information stopped and searched a dumper truck carrying a quantity of sand around 1.15 p.m. on Friday.

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The vehicle was about to board the Cabo Star cargo vessel to Tobago.

The search resulted in two black bales and one multi-coloured bag all containing 59 packets of marijuana being discovered in the truck. It is worth $7.2 million.

The total weight of the drug was 30.71 kilogrammes of marijuana.

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Two men – a 34-year-old and a 28-year-old, both of Tobago, were arrested in connection with the finds and taken to Central Police Station for questioning.

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