Lindener remanded on narco charge

first_imgA Linden resident was on Friday remanded when he appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts to answer a charge of possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking.Glendon Paris, 31, of Lot 118 Block 22, Wismar, Linden, pleaded not guilty to the charge which stated that on September 29, 2016, at Itabali Landing, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice), he had in his possession 369 grammes of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking.The Prosecution is contending that on the day in question, Police acting on information searched Paris’ vehicle and unearthed the illicit drug.Defence attorney, Latchmie Rahamat in bail application contested the prosecution’s case, telling the court that her client was merely the driver of the vehicle which was packed with supplies and fuel by his employer. In addition, she highlighted that a porter was present with him and a third party that boarded the truck while on their way to Mazaruni. The bail application was denied and Paris was remanded to prison. The case will continue on October 13, 2016.last_img

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