Marijuana trees worth an estimated TT$24 million, were destroyed by officers of the Southern Division Task Force, during a marijuana eradication exercise, in Moruga yesterday
The exercise was conducted between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm, and included members of the Special Forces, the Special Investigations Unit, the Trinidad and Tobago Regiment and the Air Support Unit.
According to police reports, during the exercise, eight marijuana fields containing 24,000 fully grown trees, were discovered along with two camps in the Moruga district.
The trees were subsequently destroyed.
Investigations are ongoing.