Customs officer remanded over cocaine in mail

-has been with GRA for nine years

A Guyana Revenue Authority officer accused of trafficking in cocaine via mail was yesterday remanded to prison when he appeared before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.

Twenty-eight-year-old Clive David of Lot 2 Princes Street, Georgetown denied that on April 9, at the Guyana Post Office Corporation on Robb Street he trafficked in a narcotic by posting 647 grammes of cocaine, concealed in envelopes.

The court learnt that on the day in question at about 13:00hrs, police attached to the Narcotics Branch at Eve Leary conducted a perfunctory check on an outgoing mail bag bound for the John F Kennedy (JFK) Airport. During the check, 5 sealed envelopes containing cocaine were discovered. The suspected cocaine was …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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