Leopold St man on $25,000 bail for ganja possession

first_imgRawle Bharat of Lot 81 Breda and Leopold Streets, Georgetown was on Friday arraigned before Georgetown Magistrate Fabayo Azore on a charge alleging that on January 18 last, he had in his possession 11.8 grams of cannabis.Unrepresented by legal counsel in court on Friday, the 39-year-old initially pleaded guilty to the charge with the explanation that he had recently separated from his partner with whom he had shared a business. He claimed that after they had separated, he left her with all his possessions and started a new business on his own; and he did have a “joint” in his possession only because of the stress he was facing.He also said that the “joint” he had could not amount to 11.8 grams, but was rather about five grams.Based on his explanation, a not-guilty plea was entered, and the defendant was placed on bail at $25,000. The case continues on February 2.last_img read more

‘Everton will buckle and sell John Stones to Chelsea’

first_imgCraig Burley believes John Stones WILL get his move to Chelsea – whatever Roberto Martinez says.Everton boss Martinez insists Stones will not be sold this summer despite the 21-year-old defender handing in a transfer request in the wake of interest from the Premier League champions.But Burley feels the Toffees will be forced into doing a late deal, telling the Sports Bar: “This is one that could go down to the wire but I think, eventually, Everton will buckle if they get the right deal.”last_img