Two Jamaicans arrested following seizure of US $70,000 at NMIA

Two Jamaicans were arrested following the seizure of over US $70,000 at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston, on Tuesday.

Reports are that about 5:20 PM, a man and woman arrived at the Norman Manley International Airport, on a flight from Turks and Caicos.

During security screening procedures, anomalies were observed in their luggage.

A search led to the discovery of US $39,828 and US $30,460 concealed in jars of hair products.

The suspects were arrested on reasonable suspicion of breaches of the Proceeds of Crime Act.

Their names are being withheld pending further investigations.


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