Drug-Smuggling Accused Pilot To Hear Verdict Today

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The trial involving drug-smuggling accused local Pilot, Colin Murraine, will hear its verdict today after hearing from several witnesses throughout the week.

32-year-old Murraine was implicated in the February 2018 ONDCP drug seizure at the V. C. Bird International Airport where 47.5 kilos of cocaine were found on a private charter plane that was preparing for takeoff.

According to the ONDCP, the estimated wholesale street value for the 47.51kg (105lbs) of cocaine is One Million, Six Hundred and Sixty-seven Thousand, Six Hundred and One EC Dollars ($1,667,601.00 ECD).

Murraine was charged with possession, attempted exportation, intent to supply and trafficking of just over 100 pounds of cocaine.

Several officers from the Office of National Drug and Money Laundering Control Policy (ONDCP) have taken the stand detailing the events that led to Murraine being detained.

Some witnesses also revealed that Murraine told them that he was scared for the life of his family and his own.

Yesterday, the prosecution and defence put forward closing arguments asserting their perspective on the case. The trial was then adjourned until today.

The verdict will be determined by a 12 juror panel after Justice Stanley John gives his summation of the case.

 

 

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5 COMMENTS

  1. If there were two pilots on the aircraft, then how come only one was charged? I hope this be a lesson to us not to be drug mules for any drug lords. Don’t matter the price, let them carry their own drugs. You and your life are more important than being someone’s drug mule. Young man you need to tell the truth whose the drugs belong to…spending time in Antigua prison is not worth it while the real drug lords out there living good. The choice we make we have to live with.

    • Stupidy, the man say someone gave him two bags and he doesn’t know the content. How was it planted? I like you did the planting

  2. @ON THE INSIDE
    Why not go and fly a kite. Your remark is very stupid. Shows that You DO NOT care about Someone’s life.

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