While teachers were engaged in their industrial action yesterday, one of their colleagues was arrested for drug possession.
Apart from the illegal substance, large sums of EC and US currencies were found in his possession.
The male teacher employed at one of the island’s public schools had in his possession, one pound of cannabis valued at EC$2000 and several cannabis plants.
It is alleged that over EC$8000 was also found in his possession, in addition to US currency.
He was arrested at his home and is expected to be charged soon.