Man in court over mace, ganja possession

A man was yesterday granted $20,000 bail for allegedly being in possession of a can of mace and 1 gramme of cannabis.

Shawn Sam, 28, of lot 7C Tucville, pleaded not guilty to the charges of having an offensive weapon in his possession without lawful authority or reasonable excuse and being in possession of 1 gramme of cannabis on September 16 at Water Street, Stabroek.

Attorney Patrice Henry, who represented Sam, made an application for reasonable bail to be granted and informed the court that his client is a father of three and he has no pending matters.

Prosecutor Vishnu Hunt did not object to bail.

Magistrate Judy Latchman granted bail in the sum of $10,000 on each charge.

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