Four men charged with trafficking close to $1.5m of cocaine denied bail
November 4, 2019 4:55 pm
From left: Shaneil Autar, Dutch National Marc Winston,Roshneel Kumar and Pravishek Narayan
Four men charged with facilitating the export of close to $1.5 million of cocaine to Australia have been denied bail by the Nadi Magistrates Court.
Dutch National Marc Winston, Shaneil Autar, Roshneel Kumar and Pravishek Narayan have been charged with 1 count each of unlawful possession and supply of illicit drugs.
Winston and Autar have also been charged with 1 count of unlawful exportation of illicit drugs.
It is alleged that on the 7th of October, 51-year-old Winston, 35-year-old Autar, 24-year-old Kumar and 21-year-old Narayan engaged in dealing with the transfer, transport, and supply of 39.36 kg of cocaine between Lautoka and Nadi.
On the 8th of October, it is also alleged that Winston and Autar without lawful authority facilitated in the exportation of 34 parcels weighing approximately 39.36 kg of cocaine.
The lawyers for the accused also applied for bail however it was refused by the Magistrate.
The case has also been transferred to the Lautoka High Court and will be called on the 13th of November.