Tools

Canadian woman held with cocaine at Piarco

By Gyasi Gonzales

A CANADIAN woman was arrested yesterday morning at Piarco International Airport when she attempted to board a Caribbean Airlines flight with two kilos of cocaine.

The woman, aged 30, was arrested by a party of officers from the Organised Crime, Narcotics and Firearms Bureau (OCNFB) as she was about to board flight BW610, destined for Canada, when airport security personnel noticed a bulge in her pants near the region of her buttocks.

The woman was pulled out the line and, when searched by OCNFB officers, the tightly-wrapped packs of cocaine were discovered in a girdle.

She was arrested and taken to Arima Police Station, where she was being questioned up to press time last night.

OCNFB officers are continuing investigations.

This content requires the latest Adobe Flash Player and a browser with JavaScript enabled. Click here for a free download of the latest Adobe Flash Player.

Express Poll

Do you agree with Dr Wayne Kublalsingh’s intention to go on a second hunger strike?

  • Yes
  • No

Weather

More Weather