Friendship resident remanded for gun, ammo possession


DSC04961Thirty two year old Neon Herod of Friendship East Coast Demerara was today remanded to prison when he appeared before Chief Magistrate Priya Beharry charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition without being the holder of a license.

Herod pleaded not guilty to both offences which read that on July 11 at Coldingen, East Coast Demerara he had one firearm and a 9mm ammunition on his possession.

The Court was told that on the day in question, the police acting on information went to a Chinese restaurant at Coldingen, when they saw the accused and two other men.

The accused was stopped and search when the police found the gun and ammunition in a bag which he had on his possession. The Magistrate refused bail and Herod is to reappear in court on July 18. [Royan Abrams]



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