TWO Tobago men were arrested on Friday after they were stopped on the Port of Port of Spain transporting $7.2 million worth of marijuana.
According to police the men, 34- and 28-years-old, were arrested during an anti-crime exercise conducted at the Port and were taken to the Central Police Station for questioning. Officers of the Port Authority Task Force, acting on information, stopped and searched a dump truck filled with sand around 1.15 pm.
The truck was just about to board the Cabo Star when it was stopped. Two black bales and one multi-coloured bag all containing 59 packets of marijuana were found hidden beneath the sand. The drugs had a total weight of 30.71 kilograms.