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Bulgarian national charged for cocaine

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Fri, Sep 26, 2014

BULGARIAN Nikolina Slavova has been arrested and charged in Barbados with several drug offences related to the importation of just over six pounds of cocaine.{{more}}

The 28-year-old arrived from St Vincent on September 16, in transit to London.

After being interviewed by personnel from the Drug Squad at the Grantley Adams International Airport, she was taken to the Oistins Police Station where a detailed search was made of her luggage. A package of cocaine weighing three kilos was found in a false compartment.

Slavova has been charged with possession, possession with intent to supply, importation and trafficking of the illegal substance.

She is expected to appear in the District B Magistrate’s Court tomorrow. (PR/SAT)