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A Cuban national was arrested in the wee hours on Friday morning at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) after he was busted with a forged Canadian visa.
Reports from the Police’s headquarters stated that the Cuban national was scheduled to depart the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri, on Copa Airlines flight CW179. The flight was destined for Panama City at 03:50h.
According to Police, he proceeded to the check-in point at the airport and presented his passport to a representative of Copa Airlines Service and a visa stamped by the Canadian Embassy purporting to be issued by the said Canadian Embassy based in Georgetown, Guyana.
The passport and visa from Canada were examined and suspected to have been forged.
The Copa Airlines representative made contact with the Canadian officials for verification and was informed that the visa was forged.
The suspect was immediately handed over to the Police, where he was arrested. His passport was lodged at the Timehri Police Station General Property Book and he was placed into custody. Investigations are in progress. (G9)