Last Updated on Monday, 12 June 2017, 14:39 by Denis Chabrol
Five persons, including a woman, were Monday morning arrested in connection with a 12.3 kilogrammes marijuana bust, police said.
The Guyana Police Force says its ranks of acting on information stopped and searched a hire car about 08:00hrs this morning on the Aurora Public Road, Essequibo Coast.
There, police said, they found a carton box containing 25 taped parcels of cannabis with a total weight of 12.3 kilograms.
Five persons inclusive of the driver and a female have been taken into custody and are assisting with the investigation, police said.