Students of leading schools clash six hospitalised

The police said that several students were later arrested over the incident. (Colombo Gazette) A group of students of three leading schools in Colombo clashed today resulting in six students being admitted to hospital.The clash occurred in two separate incidents involving students of Ananda and Nalanda and D. S. Senanayake College.

Vendor granted bail for 22 grams of cannabis

A vendor was on Thursday granted bail in the sum of $40,000 by Magistrate Faith McGusty on a possession of narcotics charge.Twenty-eight-year-old Akeem North pleaded not guilty to the charge which stated that on July 2, 2019 at Stabroek, Georgetown, he had 22 grams of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking.Akeem NorthHis Attorney told the court that the illicit substance was not found on his client, but rather on the ground. He indicated that his client was not the only person around when the ranks carried out the search.He continued by requesting bail be granted in a reasonable sum to his client.Police Prosecutor Annalisa Brummel did not object to bail; however, she asked that conditions be applied if bail was granted. As such, bail was granted and the defendant was ordered to lodge his passport and report to the Brickdam Police Station every Monday until the conclusion of the matter. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedTeen granted bail on narco trafficking chargeMay 22, 2018In “Court”Man granted bail on ecstasy possession charge but remanded for ganja possessionNovember 14, 2017In “Court”Miner remanded over trafficking in narcotics chargeApril 12, 2016In “Court” read more