ECD man remanded on gun charges

A 23-year-old vendor of 53 Britton Street, Plaisance, East Coast Demerara (ECD), was on Friday remanded to prison on several gun-related charges when he appeared before Magistrate Ruschelle Liverpool at the Sparendaam Magistrates’ Courts.

Remanded: Jarrel Taylor

Jarrel Taylor was charged with one count each for possession of firearm without licence, possession of ammunition without licence, and discharging a firearm within 100 yards of a public way. He was not required to plead to the indictable charges.
The first two offences were both contrary to Section 16 (2) of the Firearm Act while the third charge was contrary to Section 153 (1) (iii) of the Summary Jurisdiction (Offences) Act. His next court date is February 15.