On the 22nd of February 2023, CANU officers while performing duties at the Guyana Post Office Corporation intercepted a male, who was attempting to post a box containing several items. A subsequent search of the box was conducted in the presence of the said individual, which led to the discovery of a whitish substance suspected to be cocaine.
Michael Emmanuel Ude, 33 years, a Nigerian national of Golden Grove, East Bank Demerara was arrested and escorted to CANU’s Headquarters along with the suspected narcotic, which tested positive for cocaine and weighed approximately 1.1lbs. (482g) with a street value of GUY $400,000.
Further investigation, later resulted in the arrest of another Nigerian national Gift Obioha, 26 years, of Laing Avenue, Georgetown.
Investigations are ongoing.