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Beautician held with coke-in-milk while heading to CJI Airport

A self-employed beautician, who was heading to the Cheddi Jagan International Airport,  was arrested Friday evening allegedly with 13 kilogrammes of  cocaine on powdered milk, a senior anti-narcotics agent said.

The agent said a taxi was intercepted in the Soesdyke-Timehri area said when the driver and the woman were taken to Georgetown and a further search was carried out, cocaine was also found in false walls of the woman’s bag.

Investigators believe the woman was heading to the airport to board a Fly Jamaica flight to New York.

She told anti-drug agents that she lives in Lamaha Springs, Georgetown.