Brazilian teen jailed for narco-trafficking

first_imgA Brazilian teen who admitted to trafficking cannabis was sentenced to three months in jail on Monday when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.Nathan De AlmeibaNathan De Almeiba appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan and admitted to the charge which stated that on November 30, at Karasabai Village, South Pakaraimas, Rupununi, Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo), he had in his possession 66.2 grams of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.Police Prosecutor Gordon Mansfield told the court that on November 30, at about 08:05h, the 19-year-old was arrested by the Karasabai Toshao on an allegation of murder in Brazil.The court heard that the Toshao contacted the Police and handed him over. However, the Police conducted a search on his person and found a number of narcotics in his underwear. The Chief Magistrate jailed him and also fined him $99,000.It was also ordered that upon completion of serving his time, he will be escorted to the nearest port of exit and deported to Brazil.last_img read more