Siblings charged over cocaine in frozen fish at airport

Two siblings were yesterday charged over the discovery of cocaine in   frozen fish at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) last week and a third person was charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice after he allegedly attempted to secure the release of the drugs.

Shafaur Alli, 27, of Lot 11 La Jalousie, West Coast Demerara (WCD) and Lazeena Imrazi, 22, of Lot 80 Goed Fortuin, West Bank Demerara were charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking and were remanded to prison. It is alleged that on June 8 at the CJIA, Alli and Imrazi had in their possession 9.444 kilogrammes of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.  The duo pleaded not guilty after they were read the charge by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.

A third person, Tazleem Gafoor, 43, a businessman of Lot 39 Menzies Street, Windsor Forest, WCD, was charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice in connection with the said matter. He pleaded not guilty and was….