Taxi driver charged over cocaine in pastries

A Canje taxi driver was today remanded to prison after he was allegedly nabbed with over seven kilogrammes of cocaine concealed in pastries at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport.

Nicholas Harinandan

Nicholas Harinandan

Nicholas Harinandan, 37, of 103 Fort Ordnance, Berbice, pleaded not guilty to having 7.5 kg of cocaine in his possession for the purpose of trafficking on April 6, when the charge was read to him by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry.

According to CANU Prosecutor Oswald Massiah, on the day in question, Harinandan was an out-going passenger at the CJIA to the United States of America,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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