Two remanded over cocaine bust at CJIA
Two men, including a Roraima Airways employee, were yesterday remanded to prison over the almost two kilos of cocaine intercepted at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri (CJIA) on Monday.
Sidney Matthews, an employee of Roraima Airways attached to the Aviation Security Division (AVSEC) that provides services to the airport and Mark Fredericks, 51, a driver attached to the Waterchris Hotel and Restaurant, which provides the catering service for all the major airlines, were jointly charged with possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking.
It was alleged that on September 3, at the CJIA, Matthews and Fredericks had in their possession 1.855 kilogrammes of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. The men, who appeared before …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.