Teen on bail for marijuana, security guard charged for assault

first_img– in separate incidentsA 17-year-old handyman of Friendship, East Bank Demerara was earlier this week arraigned before Georgetown Court Ten Magistrate Sunil Scarce on a charge of allegedly being in possession of 15 grams of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking.He allegedly was caught with the narcotics on June 30, 2017.Attorney-at-law Bernard Da Silva based his application for bail for the teen on the following grounds: that the accused is of tender age and had been in Police custody for five days prior to his appearance in court on Tuesday; and that the alleged narcotics were not found on the person of his client.In the circumstances, the teen was placed on bail in the sum of $30,000 and was ordered to return to court on July 21, 2017.Meanwhile, 62-year-old Supdeo Mahadeo of Hyde Park, Timehri, East Bank Demerara was arraigned before the magistrate on a charge of assault causing actual bodily harm, committed on Anil Khan on June 25, 2017 at Timehri, East Bank Demerara (EBD).Mahadeo pleaded not guilty to unlawfully and maliciously wounding Khan; and while details of the incident were not disclosed to the court, the elderly security guard was placed on $70,000 bail and ordered to return to court on July 11, 2017.last_img read more