[www.inewsguyana.com] – Thirty – six – year old Aldo Haratto Brook of Mahaicony and 30 – year-old Marvin Pestano of Campbellville Housing Scheme, Georgetown, both charged with trafficking narcotics, was today refused bail by Magistrate Judy Latchman when they appeared in the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court.
The duo pleaded not guilty to the charge, separately, which alleged that on Saturday, September 13 at Karuni Soesdyke, Linden Highway they had in their possession 17 grammes of Marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.
Police Prosecutor, Michael Grant did not disclose the prosecution facts. However, he opposed bail citing the nature and gravity of the offence.
He said that in order for bail to be granted, special reasons must be addressed by the defence.
The unrepresented men were remanded to prison until tomorrow (September 17) before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry.