More than 21 kilogrammes of cocaine were discovered in a car at Uitvlugt, West Coast Demerara following a search by police.
In a brief press statement late last evening police said that at about 1 pm yesterday ranks stopped and searched a motor car at the West Demerara location. During the search, police said, 21 kilogrammes and 488 grammes of cocaine were found.
A man, the release further said, has been arrested and is in police custody assisting with the investigations.
Several efforts made to contact Commander of Police ‘D’ Division Balram Persaud last night for further details were futile.