Man destined for Barbados nabbed with $7M in poppy weed


Ranks of the Customs Anti -Narcotic Unit (CANU) stationed at the Eugene F. Correia International Airport on Saturday intercepted a Barbados bound passenger with some 40.4 pounds of cannabis.

CANU said that the luggage of 45-year-old Elvis Fitzgerald Theusday of Hunter Street, Albouystown was searched and 23 parcels of suspected cannabis was found.

Photo: CANU

He was then arrested and taken to CANU headquarters where the cannabis was weighed and confirmed to be poppy weed. It carries a street value of GY$7 million.

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