Officers at the Manbudu Police Checkpoint along the Makeni Kono Highway arrested Issa Sesay for possession of a large quantity of cannabis.

During a routine search, Sesay, a driver with a vehicle registered as APT 725 and residing at No. 3 Saccoh Lane in Makeni town, was found to be carrying 69 kilograms of Cannabis Sativa.

Sesay reportedly claimed the cannabis was entrusted to him by a man in Kombayendeh town for safe delivery.

Both Sesay and the seized cannabis are currently in police custody at the Motema Police Station.

The investigation is ongoing, and further details are expected to be released as the case progresses.