Cocaine in soap powder exporter jailed after guilty plea

-was deported from US for drug offence

Dennis Jones, the exporter who was nabbed after he tried to ship over 300 kilos of cocaine in a container of packaged soap powder to Niger Republic, in Africa, was yesterday sentenced to four years in prison after he pleaded guilty to narcotics trafficking.

“I take full responsibility for my actions,” Jones 58, of lot 239 Caneview Avenue, South Ruimveldt Park, said before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry handed down the sentence at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court.

Jones, the court was told, had been deported to  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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