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CANU seizes smuggled goods, arrests known smugggler

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 December 2020, 12:25 by Denis Chabrol

The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit says agents this morning seized a quantity of un-customed goods and two vehicles and arrested a known smuggler has been arrested.

He, the vehicles and goods have been handed over to the Guyana Revenue Authority.

The arrest and seizure were made at the Skeldon / Crabwood Creek Area, Corentyne, East Berbice.

CANU describes the detainee as a  know smuggler who has had several brushes with the law.

Most of the items were alcohol and firecrackers that were all smuggled from neighbouring Suriname, a CANU official said.