Man busted with marijuana hidden in crotch granted bail


[] – Colin Accra of North Ruimveldt, Georgetown, was charged with possession of narcotics and placed on $50,000 bail by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry.

DSC06200He pleaded not guilty to the charge, particulars of which stated that on Sunday, February 16 at Stabroek Market, he had 14 grammes of cannabis-sativa (marijuana) in his possession.

Police Prosecutor, Michael Grant told the Court that at around 08:00hrs, Police officers were on duty at the Stabroek Market area, when Accra was observed behaving in a suspicious manner.

A subsequent search was conducted on his person, when a black plastic bag containing the prohibited substances was found in his crouch. The Prosecutor did not object to bail and the case was transferred to Magistrate Faith McGusty for report and fixtures on March 14.



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