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Antigua-bound Guyanese woman held with cocaine

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 January 2017, 12:11 by Denis Chabrol

A 24-year old Guyanese woman, on her way to Antigua  was Wednesday morning arrested with more than four kilogrammes of cocaine in her possession.

Head of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU), James Singh said that was his agency’s  first drug seizure for the new year.

She has been identified as Clarabel Thompson.

At the time of her arrest, she was preparing to board a flight to the twin-island Caribbean state of Antigua and Barbuda.

He said the woman has been flying often out of Guyana.

The cocaine, Singh said, was stashed in a suitcase that belonging to the woman.

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