first_imgA popular businessman of Tuschen, East Bank Essequibo, was on Saturday morning nabbed at Albion, Corentyne, Berbice, with just over 2kg (2000g) of cocaine. The businessman, 44, who was a passenger in a minibus bearing registration plate BMM 3323 was reportedly heading to Springlands, Berbice.Based on information reaching Guyana Times, the Police stopped the vehicle during a routine roadblock in front of the Albion Police Station at about 09:30h. During the exercise, Police ranks observed the businessman acting in a suspicious manner and subsequently asked him to disembark with the haversack he was carrying. A search of the haversack unearthed two well wrapped parcels.The businessman was immediately arrested when the substance was tested and proved to be cocaine. It was weighed in his presecn and amounted to 2000 grams.He is expected to be charged with possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking.last_img

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