Trio jailed for narco-trafficking, armed robbery

Charged for narco-trafficking: Leon Cornette

Twenty-nine-year-old Leon Cornette, a construction worker of South Better Hope, East Coast Demerara, has been sentenced to six months’ imprisonment and fined $30,000 for trafficking narcotics.
He appeared on Tuesday before Bartica Magistrate Teriq Mohamed. The details of the charge he faced were not available, but according to the police, he pleaded guilty and was sentenced to six months’ imprisonment.

Sentenced: Adrian Lowe

Meanwhile, Adrian Lowe, a 21-year-old resident of Good Hope, ECD and 23-year-old Farhad Majid of Lusignan, ECD have both been sentenced to 12 months’ imprisonment when on Thursday they appeared before Vigilance Magistrate Fabayo Azore and pleaded guilty to robbing Safraz Ramcharran and Khareem Ramcharran while being in possession of a weapon.