3.3kg of cocaine busted in saltfish at CJIA

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Ranks of the Customs Anti-Narcotics United (CANU) this morning intercepted some 3.3 kilograms of cocaine in packages destined for Miami, United States America (USA).

The bust was made at a cargo shed at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA).

CANU, in a statement, said it unearthed 280 pieces of plastic wrapped pencil shaped parcels of suspected cocaine hidden in the bones of salted fish intended for export.

A total of six persons are currently in custody pending investigation.