April 18, 2021

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Woman allegedly promises vagrant $3000 to throw contraband items over prison fence

A vagrant is now in police custody after he was caught with a bag containing 20 grams of ganja, two cell phones, a quantity of cigarettes and what appears to be tobacco leaves.

According to reports, on Friday at about 22:40hrs, it was observed on the CCTV cameras at the Timehri Prison, a male at the eastern side of the said prison fence and as a result, a Prison officer went to the location and caught the man who gave is name as Ronald Awbah age 48yrs a vagrant of Georgetown.

A search was conducted on his person and a black plastic bag containing the items were found.

The suspect was told of the offence committed. He was later handed over to the Timheri Police Station.

Awbah was questioned further at the station and he alleged that a woman named Jenelle from Lepold Street gave him the plastic bag containing the narcotics and promise him three(3) thousand dollars to throw it over into the Prison fence.

The suspect remains in custody at Timehri Police Station Investigation ongoing.

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