Tuschen man jailed for 8 months for planting marijuana

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The photograph of the marijuana plant that was released by the Police Force

A 36-year-old Tuschen, East Bank Essequibo (EBE) man, was on Wednesday, jailed for eight months for planting marijuana. Warren Harris appeared before Magistrate Zamilla Ally-Seepaul at the Leonora Magistrate’s Court in Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara).

He pleaded guilty to the offence of cultivating prohibited plants which is contrary to Section 8(1)(a)(i) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substance (Control) Act Chapter 10:10. In the end, Harris, who was arrested on Tuesday, was sentenced to serve time in jail.

Police Headquarters did not release a photograph of Harris. The Police’s Communications Department only provided the media with a photograph of the marijuana plant.

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