British national sentenced for ganja
ABritish national will have to spend the next nine months behind bars on the island as on Tuesday, he was sentenced in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court on several counts of ganja charges.
Forty- six- year- old Robert Taylor was fined $ 2,600 or six months in prison for possession of, $ 5,200 or six months for dealing in, and $ 13,000 or six months for taking steps to export one pound and 10 ounces ( 500 grams) of ganja.
In addition, Senior Resident Magistrate Judith Pusey sentenced Taylor to six months in prison that should run concurrently.
Allegations are that the accused had ingested 112 pellets of ganja.
The pellets were reportedly expelled at the Kingston Public Hospital.