City shop owner wanted after cocaine-in-achar bust

A city shop owner is now a wanted woman after a recent attempt to smuggle cocaine out of the country in achar packages at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri.

The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) issued a wanted bulletin yesterday for Dawn Roberts, who operates a shop at Lot 9, North Road, Bourda, in connection with the bust, which resulted in the laying of drug trafficking charges against an elderly man on Monday.

US citizen Winston Blakes, 78, was nabbed at the airport with 10.658 kg of cocaine concealed in achar on Saturday. Another person,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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