This is the second biggest discovery by the anti-drug law agency involving a British national.
The suspects, Leon Washington Thayard Hall, a British and Abdul Majid Baldé, a Senegalese national from the southern troubled region of Casamance, were doing nefarious activities at Brusubi Tranquil where Mr Hall is resided and also rears poppies as a cover-up.
The suspects also occupied a house at Brusubi Phase 1 extension where they grow suspected organic cannabis which is also known as scorn, discovered by the drug law officials.
The kingpin suspect, Mr Hall, was arrested at a restaurant by the officials after he was found with some quantity which led to further investigations at his residence at Brusubi Tranquil, a notorious hideout for drug dealers.
The suspects, who are also trustees of a charitable foundation called Hand on Africa, have been rendering humanitarian assistance to many underprivileged in the country which has gained recognition.
The spokesman for the drug law enforcement agency, Lamin Saidybah briefed journalists about the next step in their investigations.
“This is another achievement for the agency in its strive to ensure the country is drug-free. We will continue to monitor with support from the public and with relevant and timely information to track the activities of the drug dealers and their hideouts,” Mr Saidybah vowed at the crime scene on Sunday.
Globally, drugs have become a major challenge, and nations around the world are putting up strict laws as a mechanism to control its negative effects, however, most countries have also decriminalized certain quantities of cannabis sativa for medical purposes and economic growth.