Berbice trio remanded for illegal possession of gun, ammo

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From left: Jermaine Gouldian, Premchand Kallicharran and Cordel Small
From left: Jermaine Gouldian, Premchand Kallicharran and Cordel Small
From left: Jermaine Gouldian, Premchand Kallicharran and Cordel Small

[www.inewsguyana.com] – Three Berbice men were placed before the court on Tuesday, July 14 charged with the unlawful possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition and have been remanded to prison.

Premchand Kallicharran, 28; Cordell Small, 23 and Jermaine Jason Gouldian, 27, all of Corriverton, was arraigned before Magistrate Marissa Mittleholzer in the New Amsterdam Magistrate’s Court.

They are jointly accused of being in possession of one .22 pistol and .22 ammunition in their possession on Sunday July 12 at No. 2 village East Canje Berbice without being a holder of a license. The men pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Police prosecutor Sergeant Sherriff objected to bail on the nature and gravity of the offence. They are to return to court on July 31, 2015.

According to the police, at about 12:10 hrs on Sunday, ranks of a police mobile patrol conducted a search on a motor car PSS 8296 at Sheet Anchor Village, East Canje, Berbice, in which they found an unlicensed .22 Beretta Pistol with one round. Kallicharran is presently before the court on five counts of robbery under arms for which he is on bail.

3 COMMENTS

  1. So true these guys should be put away and forget about. This will bring peace to a lot of innocent hard working civilians

  2. The magistrate who granted Kalicharran bail in the first instance should now be suspended – with pay- and investigated why bail was granted.
    Many times known criminals are granted bail only to engaged in similar or worse criminal activities. This is undermining the work of the police who have been criticised for not getting criminals off the streets. Any one caught being in possession of arms and or ammunition without a licence should be detained without bail. End of story!!!

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