100 grams of suspected cocaine mysteriously vanishes in GRA custody

100 grams of suspected cocaine mysteriously vanishes in GRA custody

- 100.1 grams of a whitish substance suspected to be cocaine has gone missing at the Customs Division of the GRA

- The cocaine got missing on Sunday, June 7, 2020, at Aflao in the Volta Region

- Officers found the substance concealed under a fuel tank of an impounded vehicle

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News reaching YEN.com.gh indicates that 100.1 grams of a whitish substance suspected to be cocaine have gone missing at the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority.

According to Citi News report, the Narcotics Control Commission (NACOC) said the cocaine got missing on Sunday, June 7, 2020, at Aflao in the Volta Region.

The Director-General of NACOC, Francis Torkornoo stated that his officers found the substance concealed under a fuel tank after impounding a vehicle on Friday, June 2020

100 grams of suspected cocaine allegedly goes missing in GRA custody

Whitish substance suspected to be cocaine Source: UGC
Source: UGC

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He added that his officers took inventory of all the packages, which included $200,000 and wanted to send it to Accra for investigations but Customs officers refused with the excuse of wanting to hear from their superiors first.

“When they dropped the fuel tank, there was this false compartment under the vehicle containing various parcels and an amount of $200,000," Torkonoo said.

Mr. Torkonoo revealed that on Sunday, June 7, when another inventory was taken, it was noted that 100.1 grams of the substance had gone missing.

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In other news, the surviving driver of the Dompoase accident, Mark Mireku has been slapped with a one-year jail sentence.

The incident which happened at Dompoase near Elmina was one of the many crashes that were recorded in the early days of the new year, 2020.

A Cape Coast circuit court slapped him with manslaughter and 33 other counts in addition to a fine of GHC17,280.

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