12-year-old found with Narcotics in socks

A 12-year-old female of Bartica, Region Seven, was on Wednesday found with Cannabis in her socks at school.

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) in a statement said the acting Head Mistress of the school received information that students from Grade 7 were in class with narcotics.

At about 13:00hrs, she carried out a search and unearthed two zip lock transparent plastic bag containing cannabis concealed in the socks of a 12-year-old female student.

The student was questioned and she related that she got the cannabis from her friend, another 12-year-old female student of the said class who claimed that she stole it from her father.

The father was contacted and admitted that he had the cannabis since he smokes “weed”.

They were all interviewed and sent away to return at 10:00 hrs on Wednesday to be escorted to the Childcare and Protection Agency.