Saturday 17 August, 2019

Tortola-bound cocaine shipment found at Queen’s Wharf

Officers of the Customs and Excise Division on Wednesday intercepted a cocaine shipment valued at $20 million at Queen’s Wharf, Port of Spain.

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The narcotic, which had been hidden among crates of water and juice was bound for Tortola.

Officers found the nearly 44 kilogrammes of drugs in 40 bags aboard the cargo holding area of the Elizabeth II.

The vessel was due to depart Port-of-Spain on Friday or Saturday.

No arrests have been made.

 

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