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Jamaican police clampdown on snorting soap powder ‘cocaine’

by | 27th, July 2013

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SHARON Jaddoo, 44, packed 4 oil drum with goods for her partially sighted aunt in Kingston, Jamaica. The supplies included: cooking oil, rice, custard, teabags, toothpaste and Prudax washing powder.

Mrs Jaddo, who lives in Birmingham, spent £770 on the goods and £370 more to  transport the goods her aunt never received in full. When the lot arrived in jamaica, customs officers identified the washing powder as cocaine. Says Mrs Jaddo:

‘‘How stupid can you be? Hasn’t anyone told them you don’t smuggle drugs into Jamaica, you smuggle drugs out of Jamaica?”

We’d like to think that at that point Mr Jaddo held up a huge package marked “Love from Aunty Mavis”. But she didn’t.

Instead, we hark back to a 2002 article in the Jamaica Gleaner , now required reading amongst that country’s border patrollers:

Tony Hendriks, contributor

Every pair of my underpants I own is now squeaky clean!

You can see through them clearly and if you hold them up to the light they sparkle.

There are no drip marks and if

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