A young Prison Officer attached to the Mazaruni Prison was busted earlier today, attempting to smuggle a number of illegal items into the prison.
The Prison Officer was arrested just after 8 o’ clock this morning after was found making his way back into the prison area from an unauthorized entry point.
It was while he was heading to his living quarters that he was nabbed and found with nine cellular phones along with phone charges, batteries, sim cards and large parcels of marijuana seeds.
The man had reportedly been long suspected of taking contraband items into the prison and an undercover operation was put into place to carry out the bust.
He was immediately arrested and handed over to Police. Charges are likely soon.