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US prosecutors rev up for coke trial against Guyanese cash-jet pilot

US prosecutors rev up for coke trial against Guyanese cash-jet pilot

A Guyana-born New Jersey-based pilot who landed himself in deep trouble after authorities found more than half of a million in US dollars on board his private jet is set for trial in May on two cocaine-related charges.

Khamraj Lall

Khamraj Lall’s legal woes, which spanned three US jurisdictions and Guyana, is now entering its third year.
Last week, a New York court set the jury trial date as May 1st, 2017.
It will be recalled that in July 2015, Lall was arrested in New Jersey and was accused by prosecutors of conspiring to bring five kilos of cocaine aboard his plane from Guyana to the US, even while he was facing a court in Puerto Rico for cash smuggling charges.     Continue reading