I’ve been smoking ganja for 60 years-77-year-old man arrested for cultivating weed farm tells police

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The Police have arrested a 77-year-old man who allegedly owned a two-acre marijuana farm in the Bono East region.

The suspect, Opanin Kwadwo Sampene, was cultivating the marijuana farm at Mem, a suburb of Atebeubu.

A team of officers, led by District Commander Chief Supt. Bright Boafo, stormed the farm to arrest the suspect following a tip-off.

The suspect told the Police that he has no other means of making a living, other than cultivating the weed farm.

He explained that he has been smoking marijuana for sixty years and began selling the drug at a very tender age.

The suspect is currently in Police custody, while the weed farm has been set ablaze by the Police.


Source: pulse.com.gh

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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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