CANU officers make large cocaine bust, seize firearm at Timehri


Officers of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU)  arrested one person Sunday night following the interception of a large quantity of cocaine.

A firearm was also seized during the operation.

Head of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) James Singh confirmed that an investigation is ongoing into the discovery which was made at a cargo company.

The News Room understands that the CANU team intercepted a man with 26 kilos of cocaine (over 55 lbs) in a car at the cargo company. He had a  firearm in his possession.

The company is located adjacent to the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) at Timehri, East Bank Demerara.

Investigations are ongoing.

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