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

Arsenal to launch huge £51m bid for Juventus ace Alvaro Morata – reports

first_img1 Arsenal are readying a mammoth £51million bid for Juventus striker Alvaro Morata, according to reports in Italy.The Spaniard is a wanted man this summer with former club Real Madrid and Manchester United also keen on his signature.Real have a £23.6m buy-back option on the 23-year-old, but may consider selling him on to Arsenal straight away for a huge profit, according to Gazzetta dello Sport.The report suggests Arsenal have been in contact with Real, rather than Juventus, to try and work out whether they will activate their buy-back clause for Morata.The Spain international, who scored 11 goals for Juve last season, is understood to be open to a lucrative move to the Premier League and Arsenal are planning to make him their first choice striker ahead of Olivier Giroud if they can negotiate a deal for him. Alvaro Morata is a wanted man after scoring 11 goals for Juventus last season last_img read more