25 year old Zanneel Nirmala Williams of Lot 181 Lamaha Gardens, Georgetown, was arrested on Friday after CANU Officers at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport discovered her with a quantity of suspected cocaine.
Williams was an outgoing passenger destined for the United States on Friday when ranks found cocaine in her carry on bag. A further search revealed that a quantity of suspected cocaine was strapped to her body.
The 25 year old was arrested and escorted to CANU’s Headquarters with the suspected narcotics. There, the narcotics tested positive for cocaine, with a total weight of 9.628 kg (7.962 kg discovered in her luggage and 1.666 kg strapped to her body). The narcotics had a total street value of over $5 million GYDS and a street value of $300,000.00 USD.
Further investigations led to the arrests of former CANU officer Anil Sookhoo, aged 33 of Lot 127 Kuru Kuru Linden Soesdyke Highway, and GRA officer Shameka Caesar, aged 27 of Lot zz, Durban Street, Worthmanville, Georgetown.