A truck driver caught entering Detroit with 1,000 kilograms of marijuana has said that he was “tricked” into smuggling it across the border, and has now found his way out of charges.
In a joint effort with his lawyer, Canadian truck driver Tasbir Singh escaped prosecution by pleading that he hadn’t “done anything wrong”, and claimed that it was a setup.
As it stands, Singh is in the clear, but the court has not ruled out a permanent dropping of charges. The 32-year-old driver was said to have been crossing the border in Detroit, headed for Ohio.
The driver was subsequently caught by Detroit-based border agents, who discovered almost 1,000 kilograms of weed in the truck worth around $3.2 million.
“They did not believe me when I told them that I am innocent. It’s my luck that I got the justice so fast,” Singh told Detroit Free Press after the high-stake court case.
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