Inquiry into Dataram allegations against CANU completed

The inquiry into claims by self-confessed drug trafficker Barry Dataram, who accused officials of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) of corruption and facilitating the drug trade, has been completed and a report was yesterday handed over to government.

A press release from the Ministry of Presidency said that Brigadier Bruce Lovell, who was appointed by President David Granger to conduct the probe, presented the report to Minister of State Joseph Harmon.

Brigadier Lovell, according to the release, said that the allegations made by Dataram against officials of the state are of a very serious nature and, therefore, it was incumbent on the government to carry out an investigation, which he completed in the period of two months…..