Dataram’s ex-wife, 3 others trial postponed

first_imgWest Demerara drug bustThe trial of the ex-wife of self-confessed-drug lord Barry Dataram and the three other persons charged withSheleza Khanpossession of 76.910kg of narcotics was again postponed when they appeared at the Vreed-en-Hoop Magistrate’s Court before Magistrate Christel Lambert.The trial was scheduled to commence Friday but was postponed as the file is yet to be completed.Another factor contributing to the delay is due to exhibits of the case being missing.Sheleza Khan, Dataram’s ex-wife, along with Balkhrison “Johnny” Ramdass, Felicia Laundry and Andrea Karan was charged with trafficking in narcotics.It is alleged that between June 7 and 9, 2016 at Lot 54 Almond Avenue, Roraima Housing Scheme, West Bank Demerara, they were in possession of 76. 910kg of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking.According to the Prosecution’s case, Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit officers, acting on information swooped on the house where the drug was found.The case is now scheduled to continue on August 3.last_img

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