Two in court for $94.7M marijuana bust

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    Two men held in connection with a multi-million dollar marijuana bust last month, have appeared in court.

    56-year-old Selwyn Mathews of Chin Chin Road and 37-year-old Odane Anderson of Vistabella appeared before a Chaguanas Magistrate today, charged with possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.

    Both were remanded into the custody and the matter adjourned to September 4th.

    They were arrested on August 12th after officers found 958 boxes containing 947.64 kilograms marijuana in a container that was intercepted at Kolahal Road, Charlieville.

    The narcotics were valued at approximately $94.8 million dollars.

    $60,000 was also seized.

    Eight persons were initially arrested however some were subsequently released.