Wanted Guyanese businesswoman nabbed in Suriname

first_imgThe Guyanese businesswoman, who is wanted by the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU), as the alleged mastermind behind a drug bust in Canada last month, was nabbed by Surinamese law enforcement.Nabbed: Rosemary SinghThe woman, who has been identified as Rosemary Singh of Lot 123 Ramsingh Street, Annandale; and also Lot 153 South Annandale, East Coast Demerara (ECD), was found after she fled Guyana via boat to Suriname.A source close to the investigation told Guyana Times that the woman was found hiding in the neighbouring country on Saturday morning.However, it was noted that both CANU and their Canadian counterparts are working together as they continue to investigate the drug bust.Singh, proprietress of Rose Bar located in Section C Enterprise, ECD, is wanted for questioning by (CANU) in relation to a cocaine bust in Canada on a bauxite ship that departed Guyana.On September 15, 2018, 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, 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 the Toronto and Vancouver markets.last_img read more