A joint workforce of border security companies functioning at the Aflao frontier on Saturday seized a large parcel of suspected narcotic drug at an unapproved route of ‘beat 6’ in the Ketu South District of the Volta region.
The team, which comprised staff of the Ghana Immigration Service, Customs Excise and Preventive Company and the Narcotics Management Board (NACOB) staff, busted the consignment at dawn on Saturday on extreme surveillance at the defeat enclave.
Assistant Inspector, Felix Klu-Adjei, Volta Regional Public Affairs Officer of GIS in a launch explained, the team’s intelligence led to the discovery of the motive of the smugglers.
He explained the smugglers then deserted the consignment fleeing into the adjoining bushes to keep away from arrest.
The General public Affairs Officer stated the consignment was ultimately seized and despatched to the Aflao GIS Command for examination, which uncovered 53 nicely-packaged slabs of suspected hashish in the type of loaves of bread and weighed 22683.2 grams.
Mr Klu-Adjei mentioned the current bust was sequel to 31 parcels arrested scarcely 48 hrs at beat 11 by the GIS border patrol officials.
He claimed the consignment had been formally handed-around to NACOB for additional investigations while the suspects have been getting pursued and their modus operandi tracked.