Crime & Court

No Evidence, No Case To Answer, Teacher Acquitted Of Drugs Possession Charges

Magistrate Wickramasekara found there was no case to answer because there was no evidence and witnesses produced by the prosecution.He dismissed the charges and acquitted Khan accordingly.
25 Jun 2020 15:57
No Evidence, No Case To Answer, Teacher Acquitted Of Drugs Possession Charges
Waseem Zafar Khan.

A suspended 26-year-old school teacher, who was found in possession of illicit drugs, has been acquitted from all charges by the Magistrates Court in Suva.

Waseem Zafar Khan appeared before Magistrate Liyanage Wickramasekara yesterday charged by Police with two counts of found in possession of illicit drugs.

It was alleged that Khan on January 4, 2020, at Raiwaqa, without lawful authority was in possession of 0.918 grams of methamphetamine and 5.5 grams of cannabis sativa, both illicit drugs.

Magistrate Wickramasekara found there was no case to answer because there was no evidence and witnesses produced by the prosecution.He dismissed the charges and acquitted Khan accordingly.

Edited by Ivamere Nataro

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