4 Toronto-area men charged after heroin found at Pearson airport: RCMP

The Canadian Press
June 26, 2014 02:18 PM

TORONTO - Four Toronto-area men have been charged after police say 20 kilograms of heroin was discovered concealed in strings and woven into carpets that were imported from Pakistan.

RCMP say they were contracted by border services officers who discovered the heroin at Pearson International Airport.

Police say they arrested three suspects at a Toronto business on June 20 and arrested a fourth at a Toronto residence.

RCMP say false ID and cash were also seized.

Tajudeen Fanikayode, 52, Saidi Sanni Olufeko, 38, and Peter Ajiri, 34, all of Toronto, along with Akeem Onaola, 46, of Mississauga, are charged with importing drugs into Canada, possession for the purpose of trafficking and conspiracy.

They are being held in custody and police say more charges are pending.


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