Wortmanville woman remanded for ganja trafficking

first_imgA 27-year-old Wortmanville, Georgetown woman who was reportedly caught with two kilograms of marijuana was on Wednesday remanded to prison.Anisha Daniels appeared before Magistrate Fabayo Azore at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts to answer to charges of possession of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking. However, when the charge was read to her, Daniels denied that she had the drug in her possession.In an application for bail, Daniels’ attorney informed the court that she occupies the home with her grandparent and seven cousins. He noted that his client was not at home when the illegal substance was found. However, the attorney’s submissions were overruled and Daniels was remanded to prison. The case will continue on March 21.last_img read more

Man freed of carnal knowledge charge

first_imgAlmost 10 years laterA smiling Sherwin Marcus on Monday walked out of court a free man, having been acquitted of an allegation of carnal knowledge committed on a female under the age of 15 almost 10 years ago.Freed: Sherwin MarcusHis case was heard by judge of the Sexual Offences Court, Justice Jo-Ann Barlow.Marcus was accused of committing the offence between March 1 and 31, 2009 at a community in the county of Demerara. The female was 13 years old at the time.After nearly three hours of deliberation, the jury returned with its decision in a 10-2 verdict of not guilty.After informing Marcus of his freedom, Justice Barlow encouraged him to stay out of trouble, and informed him that whatever he does with his life henceforth is in his hands.This case was prosecuted by State Attorney Narrisa Leander, while Marcus’s legal counsel was Attorney Clyde Forde.last_img read more