Joint Services rank, three others to be charged over ganja

Following the discovery of several Ziploc bags filled with cannabis on Saturday morning in the vicinity of the Demerara Harbour Bridge, the police have been advised to institute criminal charges.

The accused persons: Kunene Rodney, 40, a Joint Services rank and of Kaneville, East Bank Demerara (EBD); Clarence Boston, 24, also of Kaneville; Michael Dennis,31,of Diamond, EBD and Shomar Thomas,21,of Samantha Point, Grove, EBD will be charged with possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking.

The quartet is expected to answer to the charge today at the Vreed-en- Hoop Magistrate’s Court.

Sunday Stabroek reported that 27 grammes of cannabis were found packaged in small Ziploc bags during the search. The group of four was proceeding along the western side of the Demerara Harbour Bridge when they were stopped and searched by the police.

Around the Web