Law enforcement officials have seized over 3,000 cannabis plants in drug eradication exercises in the northern parishes of St Andrew and St Peter.
Members of the Drug Squad, assisted by units from the Criminal Investigation Division (CID), Anti gun, Marine and the Barbados Defence Force seized 2,789 cannabis plants and 12 rounds of 12-guage shotgun ammunition in Cleland, St Peter, as well as 106 plants in Boscobel in the same parish. A further 416 cannabis plants were confiscated in Bawden Hill, St Andrew.
The plants were discovered hidden in bush areas, seedlings up to five feet tall.
No arrests were made during the operation.