A popular Corentyne businessman is on the run this morning after his wife was arrested following the discovery of a bullet proof vest and and a quantity of counterfeit US currency.
Agents of the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit are searching for businessman Mool “Rakesh” Maniram.
The wife, Reshma Maniram remains in custody.
The man went into hiding just after CANU discovered the items and arrested his wife during an operation on Monday. The discovery was made during a CANU operation in the Corentyne, Berbice area.
The probe is ongoing.