Miner remanded for ganja under plant pot

first_imgA miner who was apprehended by the Police after cannabis was discovered hidden in his yard found himself before Magistrate Fabayo Azore on Wednesday at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.Thirty-nine-year-old Randy Grant, a miner of West Ruimveldt, Georgetown, denied the charge read to him by Magistrate Fabayo Azore.The charge stated that on January 29, 2018 at West Ruimveldt, he had in his possession 704 grams of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking.According to Police Prosecutor Simone Payne, ranks acting on information carried out a search at Grant’s premises. It was during that search that the cannabis was discovered hidden under a plant pot in the yard.As such, Grant was cautioned, arrested, taken into Police custody and later charged with the said offence.He was remanded to prison until February 28, 2018, the date of his next court appearance.last_img read more