Last updated on Friday, 29 January 2021, 17:54 by Denis Chabrol
Two people, living in South Ruimveldt, are wanted in connection with the seizure of a quantity of cocaine at Cheddi Jagan International Airport.
The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) says Edinho Lewis of 25 Shopping Plaza, South Ruimveldt, Georgetown and Chelsea Collins of 10 David Rose Street, South Ruimveldt, is wanted for questioning.
CANU claims that anti-drug agents seized 534 grams of cocaine in two parcels.
The box was intercepted by CANU agents before it was loaded on a flight scheduled for Brooklyn, New York.
Anti-drug agents say the parcels are all carbon-wrapped and hidden in a fake wall to the bottom of a box.
The woman, who posted the box, has been identified as a 30-year-old Pathrina Pilgrim from Lot 2 ‘C’ North Road, Bourda.
The mother of two appeared before Magistrate Leron Daly, and pleaded not guilty to trafficking in narcotics.
He pleaded not guilty and was remanded in prison until February 19.
CANU says the box contains several packages of local snacks, specifically: coconut biscuit, mitty, chicken foot and one pack of uncooked vermicelli.