Miner remanded on gun, ammo charges

first_imgA 32-year-old miner of Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara, was remanded to prison when he appeared before Magistrate Judy Latchman at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on charges of possession of firearm and ammunition. Carl Carter pleaded not guilty to both charges which stated that on October 8, 2016, in Georgetown, he had in his possession a .38 pistol and four matching rounds of ammunition without being the holder of a firearm licence.Defence Attorney Mark Waldron made an application for reasonable bail claiming that his client is a father of three. However, the Prosecution contended that the defence counsel has not highlighted any special reasons for bail and as such objected .The prosecution further stated that the defendant is currently on bail for a matter of the same nature before Magistrate Fabayo Azore.The defendant was refused bail and will make his next court appearance on November 2, before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan.last_img

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