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Man pleads not guilty

Litia Cava
Saturday, March 03, 2018

A MAN who was allegedly found in possession of 1.4 kilograms of methamphetamine was yesterday remanded in custody.

Kritesh Kumar is charged with four counts of unlawful possession of illicit drugs and one count of cultivating illicit drugs.

The charge was read out to Mr Kumar in court, to which he said he understood and pleaded not guilty.

He appeared before High Court judge Justice Thushara Rajasinghe.

The alleged offence took place between October and November last year.

The accused was also found in possession of 0.9 grams of cannabis sativa.

Mr Kumar allegedly cultivated 0.1 grams of cannabis sativa beside his home.

The case has been adjourned to March 16.

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