Cellmates Deron Walters and Nickail Chambers said they were not selling drugs at Her Majesty Prison despite allegations that 317 grams of cannabis were found in their prison cell this year.
The accused men proclaimed their innocence by pleading not guilty to possession of cannabis and possession of cannabis with intent to supply to another when they appeared before Magistrate Shawn Innocent on Thursday.
The court heard that the drugs were allegedly found during a search operation on March 20.
They were charged nine days later.
Defence attorney Corine George is representing Walters while Chambers is unrepresented.
Attempted murder, rape, and assault charges
Walters, a resident of Fat Hogs Bay, is serving a 22-month sentence for an unrelated case of possession of marijuana with intent to supply.
Over the years, Walters has been charged with a number of other offences ranging from possession of cocaine, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, as well as being armed with an offensive weapon.
Meanwhile, Chambers is also serving time at the prison and has been charged with previous offences such as burglary, rape, possession of an offensive weapon, possession of a controlled drug, common assault, handling stolen goods, and attempted murder.
They are due to return to court for reporting on October 12.
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