Two men are now in custody following the discovery of cocaine in the handles of their suitcases while they were waiting to board a flight destined for New York at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri (CJIA) yesterday afternoon.
Stabroek News understands that the two, a 41-year-old man and his 19-year-old son who reside at North Road, Georgetown, were about to board Caribbean Airlines flight BW 528 when they were arrested.
According to a police statement on the discovery, ranks of the Police Narcotics Branch conducted a search on the baggage of a Guyanese National on an outgoing flight at the CJIA and found a quantity of cocaine in the handles of his suitcases.
It is not clear how much cocaine was discovered.
The men are expected to be charged shortly.