A man, who was arrested in connection with a massive drug bust, worth over EC$5-million, in Stockfarm, was granted bail in the sum of EC$500,000 on Monday.
However, Anthony Jno Baptiste, has yet to get necessary sureties and is on remand at the Stockfarm Prison.
The sum was offered by Magistrate Bernard Pacquette after hearing submissions from Jno Baptiste’s lawyer Gina Dyer Munro and Sergeant Davidson Cadette on behalf of the prosecution
Jno Baptiste was arrested on December 30, 2015, by the police and charged for possession and possession with intent to supply 190,000 grams of cocaine with an estimated street value of EC$5,073,000.00.
The trial date is set for April 21, 2016.