Woman arrested over ganja bound for Brac

| 09/10/2014

(CNS): Customs officials have revealed that officers at Owen Roberts International Airport arrested a female passenger on Sunday who was destined for Cayman Brac on suspicion of possession of ganja with intent to supply. At around 5pm the airport security services reported to customs that a woman had packages concealed on her person. Customs investigated and recovered the packages which the officials said contained a vegetable matter resembling ganja, wrapped in grey duct tape.

The packages were seized and the woman was arrested, interviewed and released on bail as the investigation continues.

“This is yet another example of the growing strength of partnerships between HM Customs and ORIA Security personnel,” said the collector of customs Samantha Bennett.

“We remain resolved to ensuring, as far as possible, that the travelling public remains safe and to our zero tolerance approach to such criminal conduct and activity. We are serious about protecting our Borders and ask that anyone with Information relating to these types of crimes contact HM Customs."

The confidential tipline is 1-800- 534-8477 or anyone with information can also email the department's officers directly – Tell.us@customs.gov.ky

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