Duo remanded for weed possession

Two persons were on Friday remanded to prison after they appeared before Magistrate Clive Nurse on separate counts of possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking.
The Prosecution is contending that on Thursday, at about 15:45h, ranks of a mobile patrol arrested 23-year-old handyman Kayle Roberts on the Moblissa Linden Highway with eight parcels of compressed cannabis, having a total weight of 5.5 kilograms.
The other allegation is that at about 17:30h on Thursday, ranks on an ATV patrol in Lower Kara Kara, Linden arrested 44-year-old logger Michael Torres at his home with one kilogram of cannabis.
Both accused men pleaded not guilty to their respective charges, and were remanded until August 21.