Police bust local drug ring

The contraband seized.

The contraband seized.
The contraband seized.

[www.inewsguyana.com] – Two kilos of cocaine and a quantity of marijuana along with four thousand United States dollars and two hundred thousand Guyana were discovered  by the police when they swoop down on homes on the Essequibo Coast and Corentyne, Berbice on Saturday.

The operation which was conducted by ranks from Georgetown who traveled to the assisted by ranks from ‘G’ Division saw five persons were arrested including women who is described to be the mastermind behind the drug  operation.

Those detained  are currently being held at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in Georgetown and are assisting the police with their investigations.

iNews was informed by police sources that the police executed the operation after monitoring the operations of the woman and a man over a period of time. Police learnt that the woman traffics cocaine and other illegal substance in Berbice.

Simultaneously, police ranks searched a ‘safe house’ house on the Corentyne and several persons were arrested.
There was no exchange of gunfire during the operations.
The police are hoping that they can get further leads into a wider drug trafficking network servicing communities in Guyana.


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