Connect with CTV News. Customs and Border Protection, called it a professional job. Over the course of and , Arora admitted to smuggling at least five shipments of cocaine into Canada. Enter keyword s to search for the articles,events,business listing and community content. Over the course of and , Arora admitted to smuggling at least five shipments of cocaine into Canada. Bagri, 51, is yet to be sentenced. Until about a decade ago, cross-border smuggling was almost always by sea and air.
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A permanent resident in Canada, he will probably be deported to his native India after serving a prison term. Balvev Links Heroic B. The cause of the accident is unknown, but Calgary police say speed and alcohol fruck not considered factors. Register now to support your local journalism! As Mexican drug cartels replaced Colombian drug lords, cocaine smugglers started using land routes, specifically tractor-trailers to ship drugs from Mexico to the U.
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In his opening statement, Pollock told the court Grewal was the sole occupant of a tractor-trailer when it stopped at the Ambassador Bridge on the night of April 12,for a routine check. Prashad says Arora has found religion: For grewwl while, Vancouver was where drugs were transported across Canada before hitting the Toronto area.
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At that point, he became part of an elaborate Brampton-based operation responsible for smuggling 1. His lawyer, Parmanand Prashad, said his client regrets this decision more than anything else in his life. An wheeler trundled to a stop at the Queenston-Lewiston Bridge on its way into Canada. So much so, he said in his opening statement, that Grewal had to break it off with a hammer, cutting his thumb in the process. In his opening statement, Pollock told the court Grewal was the sole occupant of a tractor-trailer when it stopped at the Ambassador Bridge on the night of April 12,for a routine check.
The driver, Ravinder Arora, a year-old family man from Brampton, would plead guilty to the charge of conspiracy to export cocaine. Soldiers complete exercise at Cultus Lake.
Soldiers complete exercise at Cultus Lake. Grewal died at the crash scene, but his selfless act allowed Sidhu to survive unscathed.
Baldev Grewal was standing with Balwinder Sidhu on a median in Calgary Friday afternoon when he saw a vehicle veering off the road towards them. As part of the same operation, Huy Hoang Nguyen, 27, of Massachusetts, also pleaded guilty in July to importing more than kilos of marijuana from Canada into the U. In his last moments, Grewal pushed Sidhu out of the SUV’s path and it missed him by a matter of inches. An Baldec truck driver and father of two is being praised as a hero after pushing a colleague out of the path of a swerving SUV — sacrificing his own life in the process.
By Gerry Bellett Vancouver Sun.
X Enter keyword s to search for the articles,events,business listing and community content. By the time Arora was arrested, his wife was pregnant. He has never met his young daughter. Grewal was married for more than 20 years and leaves behind a daughter and a son. And they are emphatic in saying most Indo-Canadian truckers are not involved in trafficking; only a small number.
During an outbound inspection, a U.
Grewal was referred to a secondary inspection. But it was extra money, and tax-free. He was bringing back a load of aluminum coils.
Uneasy and shaking, the driver almost stumbled out.