East Ruimveldt man remanded over 354g of ganja

Roberto Charles

A 31-year-old East Ruimveldt man was yesterday remanded to prison on a ganja trafficking charge.

The charge stated that Roberto Charles on December 12th at Stabroek Market had in his possession, 354 grammes of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking.

Charles pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The prosecutor stated that on the day in question, Charles was seen with a bag in his possession and acting in a suspicious manner. When police ranks approached him to conduct a search, he gave the bag to someone he was standing with. The police collected the bag and found leaves, seeds and stems inside of it.

Magistrate Fabayo Azore denied Charles bail and remanded him to prison.

The matter was adjourned to January 10th.

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