Labourer Clint John, who is accused of throwing an explosive device in the used car-lot managed by Rachael Sukhdeo, has been denied bail under the Bail Amendment Act.
This means that John, 34, will have to wait 120 days before he can apply to the High Court for bail.
John, who gave two addresses at Production Ave, Sea Lots and Endeavour, Chaguanas, appeared in the Chaguanas Magistrates' Courty esterday.
He was not called upon to plead to the charge.
It is alleged that on October 25 at the corner of Almond Drive and Endeavour Road, Chaguanas he did throw into the building of "Buying, Selling and Trading" an explosive device with intend to do bodily injury to persons in the building.
The device, which resembles a grenade, was discovered on the ground after an employee moved a vehicle that morning.
The device was not produced in court.
John's criminal record revealed that he had convictions in 2014 and this year for marijuana trafficking and marijuana possession and a pending robbery with violence matter from last year.
Objecting to bail, prosecutor Sgt Soodeen said John allegedly committed this offence while on bail for another serious offence.
Also citing the Bail Amendment Act that denies bail to persons on firearms and ammunition charges for a period of 120 days, he said the offence John is charged with fell under this Act.
John's attorney Shiva Boodoo agreed that the charge against his client is included under that Act. John was remanded into custody by Senior Magistrate Rajendra Rambachan who adjourned the matter to November 28.
Reporter: Sascha Wilson