A  Valencia  man  has  been denied bail for charges of possession of a firearm and ammunition.

32-year-old OMALI  JACK,  of  Bypass  Road,  Valencia,  appeared  in the  Sangre Grande  1st Magistrates’  Court,  on  Wednesday  26 February  2020,  to answer to the charges.

He  was  not  called  upon  to  plead  and  was  remanded  into  custody. 

The court matter was adjourned to March 3rd, 2020.

According to official police reports, Jack  was arrested by officers of the Eastern Division Special Operations Unit  in the Valencia district,  on Wednesday 19th February 2020, after a Glock pistol and 16 rounds of ammunition were found in his possession.

He was subsequently charged with the  offences on Monday 24th February 2020.