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US after Bajan

BARRY ALLEYNE, [email protected]

US after Bajan

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THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT is seeking the extradition of a 37-year-old Barbadian it wants to face three charges that could see him face a maximum of 60 years in jail if convicted.

The extradition hearing of Traymayne Primus, of Black Rock, St Michael, has been set down in the Supreme Court for May 30.

The US government will be represented in the matter by Barbados’ Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Charles Leacock QC, while Primus’ defence will be handled by attorney Angella Mitchell-Gittens.

The Americans are seeking him to face three charges based on a grand jury indictment issued in the US two years ago. He is charged with conspiracy to import Buphedrone into the United States, conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute the same drug, and money laundering conspiracy. (BA)

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