Tension at ganja rally after man arrested

Ras­tas chant­ed for equal rights and jus­tice af­ter po­lice ar­rest­ed a man for pos­ses­sion of cannabis dur­ing the ral­ly or­gan­ised by the All Man­sions of Rasta­fari on Sun­day in San Fer­nan­do.

Eye wit­ness­es claimed the ar­rest­ing of­fi­cer was in­tox­i­cat­ed while on du­ty and called for a breathal­yser test to be ad­min­is­tered in him.

The in­ci­dent prompt­ed a short-lived clash be­tween po­lice and par­tic­i­pants at the ral­ly held at Skin­ner Park.