Kaieteur News: "Police yesterday intercepted more than 350 kilogrammes of cocaine at John Fernandes Limited shipping container facility on Mandela Avenue.
Kaieteur News understands that the drug was found stashed in a consignment of Breeze Soap Powder. The drug was reportedly intended to be shipped to Niger, Africa, and was due to leave Guyana next Tuesday (December 4).
The seizure was made by anti-narcotics agents as they inspected the batch of soap powder.
Reports are that the male shipper has been arrested and remains in police custody assisting investigators with the case."