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Man charged with drug offence due to appear in court

News   •   Oct 03, 2019 09:39 BST

A man is due to appear in court today (Thursday 3 October), charged with possession with intent to supply cannabis.

Officers executed a drugs warrant at a flat in Ditchling Rise, Brighton, about 7.30am on Wednesday 2 October.

This led to the arrest of Kim Wijesuriya, 53, self-employed, of Ditchling Rise, Brighton.

He was remanded in custody and is due to appear before Brighton Magistrates’ Court.

Author: Sam Satchell
Ref: SXP55495/2019

NEWSDESK NOTES:

GUIDANCE NOT FOR PUBLICATION: Enquiries are ongoing into the suspected explosive devices discovered at the address – these are believed to be dismantled fireworks. We would advise against mentioning this in any article which identifies the defendant, as proceedings are active and it could prejudice the right to a fair trial.