The Narcotics Control Commission (NACOC), acting in concert with the National Security Council has impounded 152 kgs of cocaine disguised as sugar at the Tema Port.
According to the Narcotics Control body, they received a tip-off that a consignment of 50 containers that was departing Brazil to Ghana was likely to contain the contraband substance.
Acting on the information received, NACOC together with security personnel, mounted surveillance on the shipment until the contraband substances were intercepted.
In all, 150 slabs of substances suspected to be narcotics were retrieved from the consignment under the joint operation.
A number of persons are said to have been arrested and are assisting security personnel with investigations.