British Virgin Islands prime minister arrested in US over drugs
Andrew Fahey – Prime Minister of the British Virgin Islands/Carribean News
Prime Minister of the British Virgin Islands Andrew Fahy was detained in Miami. The prime minister is accused of drug trafficking and money laundering.
Fakhi's arrest was the result of special operations by the Drug Enforcement Agency. The Prime Minister of the island country is suspected of dealing with cocaine, in particular, on American soil. markup”>I can confirm that the arrest was a US DEA-led operation, the British Virgin Islands government spokesman said.
Gov. Prime Minister Natalio Whitley. Local residents, who were shocked by such news about the premiere, were assured that everything was in order and urged to remain calm.
Employees of the drug control department posed as members of the cartel
Details of the detention were reported by the Miami Herald. DEA agents went undercover and posed as members of the Sinaloa drug cartel. The British Foreign Office keeps the issue under control and insists on a thorough investigation.
Important! Earlier, a special commission began work in the British Virgin Islands, which investigated the facts of corruption and illegal court decisions, as well as the misuse of state funds.
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