CANU seeking ECD businesswoman for cocaine bust in Canada

first_imgAn East Coast Demerara (ECD) businesswoman is wanted for questioning by the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) in relation to last month’s cocaine bust in Canada on a bauxite ship that departed Guyana.Wanted is Rosemary Singh, called “Rose” of Lot 123 Ramsingh Street, Annandale, ECD, and Lot 153 South Annandale. She is the proprietress of Rose Bar, located in Section C Enterprise, ECD.CANU is asking anyone with information on her whereabouts to make contact with its headquarters on telephone numbers 227-3507 and 226-0431.The cocaine that was seized by Canadian authorities last monthOn September 15, 2018, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) carried out a major drug enforcement exercise during which they seized 81 kilograms of cocaine at the Port of Valleyfield.The drug was found concealed in the hold of a vessel – Jacqueline C – carrying bauxite from Linden, Guyana, where the ship departed.“After an initial search of the vessel, signs led us to concentrate on the front of the boat. And after a vigorous search, the cocaine was found concealed in bags in the hold of the vessel,” CBSA Deputy Director, Alain Surprenant was quoted saying in subsequent reports.Nevertheless, four people were arrested, two of whom – 48-year-old Nazir Ahmad Hussain and 36-year-old Roldan De Gorio TITO – were charged with conspiracy to import drugs for the purpose of trafficking.According to a statement on the RCMP’s website, investigations revealed that the seized drug was heading for Toronto and Vancouver markets.last_img read more