Man allegedly caught with marijuana remanded

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Clarence Kingston
Clarence Kingston
Clarence Kingston

[www.inewsguyana.com] – Clarence Kingston was remanded to prison on Monday, June 01 by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry for possession of narcotics.

Kingston pleaded not guilty to the charge, which alleged that at Port Kaituma, North West District he was found with 1134 grammes of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.

The Court heard that at around 08:30 hours, Kingston was stopped and searched by police on patrol duty when they found leaves, seeds and stems of the suspected plant in a speaker box, owned by Kingston.

Police Prosecutor Bharrat Mangru informed the court that in a caution statement, Kingston admitted to ownership of the illicit drug. He was represented by Attorney-at-law, Dexter Todd.

The matter was transferred to Port Kaituma Magistrate’s Court for July 27.

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