Bank teller held with marijuana trees at home

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Bank teller held with marijuana trees at home

A Penal bank teller was arrested and several marijuana plants seized by officers of the Southern Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Penal district early this morning.

Officers conducted the exercise between the hours of 12:15am and 5 am on Wednesday 7th October, 2020, during which they executed a search warrant for firearms and ammunition at the Clarke Road, Penal, home of a 34-year-old man.

The search resulted in officers finding 50 marijuana trees being grown in two rooms in the house.

The man, a bank teller with a commercial bank in Siparia, was arrested in connection with the finds.

Investigations are ongoing.

The exercise was coordinated by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Yusuf Gaffar, Supt. Nobee, Supt. Doodai, ASP Mohammed and Insp. Teeluck, all of the Southern Division.