Trinidad: Warner admits to involvement in plan to conceal alleged marijuana find at PM's home

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Embattled former FIFA executive and former national security minister, Jack Warner, has claimed that he was involved in a plan to bury the alleged discovery of marijuana at the home of Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar in the Philippines.

Warner, in a statement dated June 6, said he and former deputy commissioner of police Mervyn Richardson planned to bury the drug that was found on April 12, 2013, while the prime minister was in New York.

Warner – the leader of the Independent Liberal Party (ILP) - also named Gary Griffith, then adviser to prime minister and Housing Minister Dr Roodal Moonilal, as being part of the plan to ensure there was no criminal probe into the alleged marijuana discovery.

The Trinidad Express reports that a statement signed by a Justice of the Peace outlined how Richardson came to Parliament and told him about...

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