…on flight destined to Miami; six arrested
RANKS of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) have arrested six persons in connection with the discovery of cocaine hidden in the bones of salted fish on a flight at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Timehri, East Bank Demerara, on Monday.
A statement from CANU noted that the cocaine was found at a cargo shed at the CJIA for a flight destined for Miami, United States of America (USA). According to CANU, ranks discovered 280 pieces of plastic-wrapped, pencil- shaped parcels hidden in the bones of salted fish intended for export.
It weighed 3.304 kilograms (7 lbs). Six persons have been arrested in connection with the discovery.