Caribbean News – Notorious Drug Lord Could Be Back In Guyana In A Year


By NAN Staff Writer

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. July 10, 2018: In under a year from today, July 10, 2018, a notorious Guyana-born drug lord could walk out of a U.S. prison a free man and face deportation back to the South American country where he once ran a Phantom death squad and was considered the Pablo Escobar of the CARICOM nation.

Shaheed ‘Roger’ Khan, aka ‘Shortman,’ is due to be released on July 8, 2019. Khan is now 46 and has been in jail in the US since June 2006, when he was arrested in Paramaribo with three of his bodyguards in a sting operation that Surinamese police said netted more than 200 kilograms of cocaine – the biggest cocaine haul in Suriname of that year.

The then minister of Justice of Suriname Chan Santokhi ordered Khan be flown to…

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