[www.inewsguyana.com] – Godfrey Gordon was today refused bail by Chief Priya Sewnarine-Beharry for trafficking narcotics.
The defendant denied the allegation, which stated that on Thursday, December 19 at Four Miles, Port Kaituma in the North West District, he had in his possession 729 grammes of cannabis sativa (marijuana).
Police Prosecutor Bharat Mangru told the court that on the day in question at around 01:30 hrs police on patrol at Port Kaituma stopped and carried out a search on his person. As a result of the search, the prohibited substance was discovered in a black plastic bag.
The prosecutor successfully objected to bail stating that no special reason was given by the unrepresented defendant for pretrial freedom.
The matter was transferred to Matthews Ridge Magistrate’s court for February 3.