Ho: Immigration service seize 2,497 parcels of marijuana
The sector commander for Nyive, Abdulai Zakaria said the consignment has been handed over to the narcotic board.
The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) in the Volta Region on Tuesday (26 July) intercepted over 2000 parcels of substances suspected to be marijuana.
The sector commander for Nyive, Abdulai Zakaria said the consignment has been handed over to the narcotic board, saying the owners of the substance fled upon seeing GIS officers.
Zakaria called on the general public to continue to provide information to the security agencies to nip such activities in the bud.
He said the GIS will continue to be proactive in the region, especially on the unapproved entry points.
The Ghana Immigration Service in the Volta Region in 2021 intercepted over 3,000 parcels of illegal drugs and some 760 illegal immigrants were also arrested and repatriated to their various countries between 2021 and the first quarter of 2022.