Essequibo woman remanded for ‘ganja’ possession


Kamlawattie Boodha, 41, of Lot 337 Richmond Housing Scheme, Essequibo Coast, was on Thursday remanded to prison for possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking. She made her first appearance before Magistrate Sunil Scarce at the Suddie Magistrate’s Court.

Kamlawattie Boodha
Kamlawattie Boodha

She pleaded not guilty to the charge which said that on 5 October, 2016 around 15:30hrs ranks from the narcotics unit in G division, acting on information, conducted a search at the woman’s premises.

During the search, the woman was found with a black plastic bag in her hand in the upper flat of her house. The bag contained 45 blue, white and pink transparent packets of leaves, seeds and stems suspected to be cannabis (ganja). It was weighed in her presence and amounted to 55 grams.


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