Airport loaders charged over cocaine on CAL flight

-police dog handler also implicated, court hears

Two airport loaders, accused of concealing cocaine in the vent of the luggage hold of an outgoing Caribbean Airlines flight, were yesterday remanded to prison after being charged with narcotics possession for trafficking.

Eyon Persaud, 25, of Hyde Park, Timehri and Alex Seymour, 20, of 58 Garnett Street, Newtown, Kitty, were brought before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts, where the prosecutor revealed that a police dog handler was also implicated in the plot.

Persaud and Seymour were charged with having possession of 2.234 kilogrammes of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking on Friday, May 23, at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA). The men pleaded not …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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