Farmers charged with possession of firearm, ammo remanded

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Jaimi Edwin. [iNews' Photo]
Jaimi Edwin. [iNews’ Photo]
[www.inewsguyana.com] – Two Pareema Village Farmers charged with the illegal possession of firearm and ammunition was today remanded to prison by Magistrate Ann McLennan.

Nash Grannis, 36, pleaded not guilty to two charges, one of which alleged that on December 04 at Pareema Village, Upper Kamarang River, he had in his possession one live round 16 gauge ammunition.

It is also alleged that on the same day at Pareema Village, Upper Kamarang River, he had in his possession one 16 gauge barrel pistol.

Meanwhile, the other defendant, Jaimi Edwin, 41, pleaded not guilty to the charge which alleged that on December 04, he had in his possession two live rounds 16 gauge ammunition, when he is not a licensed holder.

Nash Grannis. [iNews' Photo]
Nash Grannis. [iNews’ Photo]
Both men were represented by Attorney David James. He requested bail for the duo, stating that Edwin is a single man with no prior convictions or pending matters.

As it relates to Grannis, the Court heard that he is a father of six children with a pending assault charge against him.

Bail was denied and the men were remanded until December 15 while the matter as transferred to the Kamarang Magistrate’s Court.

 

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