Miner charged for illegal possession of ammunition


A 25-year-old miner was, on Thursday, February 13, 2020, remanded to prison by Magistrate Rushell Liverpool at the Sparendaam Magistrate’s Court for ammunition possession.

Devon Price called ‘Bambalu’, of Ogle Street Triumph, East Coast Demerara, pleaded not guilty to the charge and was remanded to prison until February 25, 2020
It is alleged that Price, on February 10, 2020, at Sparendaam Public Road, had (1) live .32 ammunition, in his possession when he was not the holder of a firearm licence.

According to reports, on the day in question, police along the Sparendaam Public Road saw Price acting in a suspicious manner. Price was contacted, searched and the ammunition was found in his possession. He was arrested and later charged.