Wanted bulletin issued for Florist connected to cocaine in Pastry

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Wanted: Raul Anthony Chin
Wanted: Raul Anthony Chin

[www.inewsguyana.com] – The Customs Anti – Narcotics Unit (CANU) has issued a wanted bulletin for Raul Anthony Chin, as investigations continue into the discovery of cocaine in pastries at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport on Sunday, April 6.

If anyone has information on his whereabouts, they can make contact with CANU on 227-3507.

His particulars are:

Name: Raul Anthony Chin

DOB: November 18, 1976

Address: 299 Berbice Street, Lamaha Springs.

Occupation: Florist / Interior Decorator

On Monday, 37 – year – old businessman and taxi driver of Fort Ordinance, Canje Berbice was remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry for possession of cocaine.

Wanted: Raul Anthony Chin
Wanted: Raul Anthony Chin

Nicholas Harinanadan pleaded not guilty to the offence. Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) Prosecutor, Oswald Massiah told the Court that the accused was an outgoing passenger on a Caribbean Airlines flight BW 526, where he checked in two suitcases.

When he approached the scanning machine, the CANU officer on duty identified himself. The accused was questioned about his suitcases and he told the officer that it contained clothing, pastries, food, seasoning and footwear.

With Harinandan’s consent, the officer conducted a search on a quantity of pastries. He broke one of the Mittai and found a whitish substance, suspected to be cocaine.

He was told of the offence, cautioned by the said rank and subsequently escorted to the CANU headquarters along with the suitcases.

A further search revealed that Mittai, Cheese rolls, Pine Tart and the sole of a pair of Clark’s footwear contained the prohibited substance.

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