Previously remanded drug trafficking defendant granted bail


MARTIN Barne (no address given) who was remanded to prison on a drug trafficking charge last April 16, secured $250,000 bail when he returned to Sparendaam Court, East Coast Demerara, yesterday. He is charged with being in possession of 222 grammes of cannabis (marijuana), for the purpose, on April 12, at Sophia, Greater Georgetown.
But he was granted pre-trial freedom, by Magistrate Alex Moore, on an application by attorney-at-law Mr. Adrian Thompson and is to be back in Court on May 7.