Guyana: Cops come under fire after discovering huge marijuana farm

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Guyana: Cops come under fire after discovering huge marijuana farm

(NEWS ROOM GUYANA) – A 29-year-old man of Onderneeming, Essequibo Coast is in police custody after he tried to escape from police ranks who saw him and others at a huge marijuana camp in the backlands.

A police report noted that on Friday evening at about 16:45hrs, a party of policemen were on foot patrol in the Onderneeming Backlands in search of a wanted man when they observed a camp with a group of men.

On approaching, ranks came under fire and the men fled in the nearby bushes.

Police pursued them but only the 29-year-old was caught.

The rank found two camps with a quantity of dried cannabis along with a quantity of groceries, kitchen utensils, two hammocks and clothing.

The police also discovered six fields with marijuana plants of about 8 1/4 acres with about 11,700 plants ranging between 6 inches and 7 ft in height and one nursery with about 700 seedlings.


The farm was photographed and subsequently destroyed by fire.

Investigations are ongoing.

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