Ganja trafficker gets 60 months jail, $4M fine

Marlon King, one of the men nabbed during the transfer of over eight kilos of marijuana last year, will be spending the next 60 months in jail after being found guilty of narcotics possession.

King, known as ‘Red Man,’ of Lot 19 Roxanne Burnham Gardens, was also fined in excess of $4M by Magistrate Judy Latchman at the George-town Magistrates’ Courts, where his trial concluded.

King appeared to be in disbelief when the magistrate announced her ruling.

King was held as a result of a Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) stakeout. It was alleged that on October 19, at Aubrey Barker Road, he had 8.206 kilos of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking.

CANU Prosecutor Oswald Massiah had told the court at the man’s arraignment that, acting on information, CANU officers went to Aubrey Barker Road within the vicinity of the La Familia …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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