NACOB Makes Largest Cannabis Haul

  • A joint operation by the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) and the Ghana Navy has led to the seizure of 12,555 compressed slabs of a substance suspected to be cannabis near Keta in the Volta Region.
  • The slabs, packed into 159 sacks, are said to be the largest cannabis haul in the country, with a street value of GH¢12 million.
  • According to him, the Volta Region was leading in the production of cannabis in Ghana, aside from the Bono, Bono East and Ahafo regions put together, the Eastern Region and parts of the Ashanti Region.
  • Mr Amoah said depending on the quality and where it was sold, a slab of compressed cannabis was worth between GH¢1,000 and GH¢1,500, and so calculating with GH¢1,000, the street value of the seized cannabis was GH¢12 million.

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