37-year-old Couva man charged with marijuana possession

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 12:30

A 37-year-old man will appear before a Couva Magistrate charged with possession of a quantity of marijuana, for the purpose of trafficking.

Varma Mano, a labourer, of Basta Hall Village, Couva, was arrested by officers of the Central Division Task Force, after they executed a search warrant at his home, around 4:30 pm on Thursday 27th July, 2017.

Officers conducted a search of the premises and found a black plastic bag containing 1.5 kilogrammes of dried plant like material resembling marijuana.

The drug has an estimated street value of $15,000.

Mano, was charged by PC Kia Pope-Cupid of the Central Division Task Force.