The Narcotics Control Commission (NACOC) has seized Fifty-Four slabs of compressed dried leaves suspected to be cannabis concealed in wooden artefacts with a gross weight of 12.67kg and with a street value of about 127 thousand dollars.
A statement signed by its Acting Director of Public Affairs and International Relations, Francis Opoku Amoah said the intercepted consignment which were destined for the U.K were detected by officers of the Commission at the scanning room as part of their routine duties at the Kotoka International Airport Cargo Terminal.
A field test conducted on the substances proved positive for cannabis.
The Commission has taken custody of the seized consignment while investigations continue to apprehend the perpetrators.
NACOC assures the public that it is committed to collaborating with all relevant institutions in minimising the drug trafficking threat to the country.