Joint CANU GRA Operation Uncovers Contraband Items in Abandoned Vessel in number 65 Village, Corentyne Berbice
Joint CANU GRA Operation Uncovers Contraband Items in Abandoned Vessel in number 65 Village Corentyne Berbice
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In a collaborative effort on January 9, 2024, the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) and the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) conducted a joint operation, successfully searching an abandoned vessel in #65 Village, Corentyne, Berbice, situated within the proximity of a Kocker channel. The operation aimed at curbing illegal activities related to trafficking of narcotics and smuggling of contraband goods.
During the thorough search of the vessel, law enforcement discovered several cases of uncustomed alcohol, along with various other contraband items. The uncustomed alcohol and confiscated contraband goods were promptly escorted to the GRA location for further processing.
Investigations into the incident are actively ongoing, with both CANU and GRA working diligently to gather more information and identify any individuals involved in the illegal activities surrounding the abandoned vessel.
CANU remains committed to collaborating with other law enforcement agencies to prevent the trafficking of narcotics and the smuggling of contraband goods. The joint efforts underscore the importance of inter-agency cooperation in safeguarding the nation’s borders and maintaining the integrity of customs regulations.