Penal police rescue animals; seize marijuana


    Several animals were rescued and a quantity of narcotics was seized by Penal police following an intelligence-led exercise yesterday.

    Officers went into Grants Trace, Quarry Road, Morne Diablo where officers found two wooden cages, one containing three adult toucan birds, three baby toucan birds and two capuchin monkeys.

    They also found one black plastic bag which contained 38 grammes of marijuana.

    The rescued animals were handed over to the Game Wardens Department and the narcotics destroyed.