KUALA LUMPUR, May 31 – Two friends were jointly charged in the magistrate’s court here Monday, on two counts of trafficking in cannabis about two weeks ago. R. Morgan Raj, 27, and M. Shankar, 41, nodded when the charges were read to them before magistrate Siti Radziah Kamarudin. However, no plea was recorded.
They were jointly charged with trafficking in 13.281kg of cannabis and 507 grammes of the drug at a house, No: 3, Level 23, Duta Ria Condominium in Jalan Dutamas Raya here at 3.45pm on May 17. Siti Radziah fixed Aug 3 for re-mention of the case. Meanwhile at the Sessions Court, Raj and Shankar pleaded not guilty to two charges of possession of a Glock pistol and 46 live bullets.
They were jointly charged with possession of the gun and ammunition wrapped in red plastic bag, which were stored above the bathroom ceiling in the master bedroom of the condominium on the same date, time and place. Judge Zulqarnain Hassan set June 16 for re-mention of the case.