Saturday 4 April, 2020

TTPS: Fifth suspect in drug bust not related to high-ranking official

A fifth person apprehended following the major drug bust in Westmoorings last Tuesday is not the relative of any high ranking official.

The Police Service on Wednesday sought to set the record straight on what it said is misinformation being circulated on social media regarding the man’s release.

While the individual was in fact apprehended in the area where the operation was being conducted, he was taken for questioning, and having conducted further enquiries, was released as there was no evidence in support of charges being laid against him.

The TTPS said, however, that investigations into this find continue to remain active and due process will be followed in accordance with this country’s laws.

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