Ex-con tried to smuggle cocaine in milk, ghee

– court hears

Ex-convict Orin Lewis Boodie, arrested on Friday last at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri for allegedly attempting to smuggle cocaine out of the country in milk and ghee tins, has been remanded to prison after denying the charge.

The charge of possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking was read against Boodie yesterday at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. It was alleged that on July 4, at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, he had in his possession 7.170 kilogrammes of cocaine.

Boodie was an outgoing passenger bound for the United States on TravelSpan’s flight V2502 when the scanner detected five tins which …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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