Police make huge cocaine find at Parika

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An intelligence-led operation conducted by ranks of the Force’s Narcotics Branch yesterday at Parika,EBE has resulted in the arrest of a male taxi driver with almost sixty-six kilograms of cocaine, the police said today.

The operation was conducted between 14:00-16:30h; in the thirty-three years old suspect’s home at Budhoo Housing Scheme,Parika where they came up empty-handed but on searching his motorcar,found an unusually heavy gas cylinder in the trunk. In the suspect’s presence,the enforcement officials commanded by a Gazetted Officer, cut open the cylinder and found the illicit substance. Investigations are ongoing, the police said

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