Two foreigners admit to attempting to export cocaine through CJIA
Two foreigners are being closely monitored after they reportedly admitted to ingesting pellets filled with cocaine.
Reports are that a male American citizen was attempting to board a Delta flight around 07:00 hours yesterday at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timheri, when he was intercepted by ranks of the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit.
This newspaper was told that the man after he was seen acting suspiciously, was searched and questioned by CANU ranks. He reportedly admitted to swallowing several pellets of cocaine.
Reports are that the man then pointed out his female companion who was already on the flight.
The woman who is a Canadian citizen was also searched and it was discovered that she had cocaine secreted in her vagina.
They both were taken into police custody to assist with investigations.
Charges are likely to be laid shortly.