Drug Trade Two Ghanaian, Bolivian Arrested For Smuggling 5,880kg Cocaine

Two Ghanaians are in the grips of the Police for allegedly aiding a Bolivian narcotic syndicate to smuggle 5.880 kilograms of cocaine.

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Two Ghanaians are in the grips of the Police for allegedly aiding a Bolivian narcotic syndicate to smuggle 5.880 kilograms of cocaine from Bolivia to Burkina Faso.

The first accused, Alexander Kofi Baah is a businessman and a farmer who lives at Adentan in Accra while the second accused, Shahad Iddrisu was an officer of the Customs Divsion of the Ghana Revenue Authority(GRA) and now a businessman.

According to the prosecution, the 2 undertook an “activity for the purpose of promoting an enterprise relating to narcotic drugs by travelling to Santacruz, Bolivia to facilitate shipment of 5,880 kilogrammes of cocaine concealed in 840 sacks of fertilizer to Burkina Faso.”

They have been remanded into police custody and will appear before court on April 15, 2015.

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