Coast guardsman on cocaine trafficking charge

-after drugs found in car at airport

A member of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Coast Guard was yesterday remanded to prison after being charged with possession of over four kilos of cocaine allegedly found in his car at the airport.

Zegga Phillips was found to be in possession of the substance on April 30, in the parking lot of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri, the court of Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry was told.

Phillips, 20, of 440 Kuru Kuru, pleaded not guilty to the charge that he had 4.342 kg of  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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