Nismes man accused of ganja trafficking
A man was yesterday remanded to prison on a narcotics trafficking charge after police found a quantity of cannabis during a search on his property.
The charge read at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court stated that on October 23, at Nismes, West Bank Demerara, Chitram Persaud had in his possession 336 grammes of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking.
He pleaded not guilty to the charge.
Prosecutor Bharat Mangru told the court that police ranks, acting on information, went to Persaud’s home and conducted a search.
During this search, Mangru said, a black bag was seen at the corner of a trench in Persaud’s yard.