Man docked for alleged Cannabis Sativa trafficking

Monday, September 10, 2018

One Ebrima Saidy on the 4th of September, 2018 arraigned before magistrate Peter Che of Brikama Magistrate’s Court for possession of prohibited drug for the purpose of drug trafficking.

The prosecution alleged that the suspect, Ebrima Saidy on or about the 13th August, 2018 at Mandinaba Police Check Point in West Coast Region had in his possession 3 kilograms of cannabis sativa, a prohibited drug for the purpose of trafficking.

The suspect pleaded not guilty to the charge and he was advised by the presiding magistrate to solicit for bail at the High Court noting that the Magistrate Court lacks jurisdiction to grant him bail.

The matter was adjourned to the 12th September, 2018 for hearing.   

Author: Bruce Asemota