Anna Regina man charged with two counts of TIP

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An Anna Regina, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) man was on Monday taken before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan to answer to two counts of Trafficking In Persons (TIP).

Dwayne Ford, 36, of Lot 6 East Bush Lot Housing Scheme, Anna Regina, was granted bail for the offence when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.

CHARGED: Dwayne Ford
CHARGED: Dwayne Ford

He pleaded not guilty to the charges which stated that between July 1 and August 30, 2016, at Anna Regina, he engaged in TIP, that is to say he recruited, transported, harboured and controlled two young girls.

His lawyer, Stanley Moore, made a successful bail application, noting that his client has a bar at the above-mentioned address and has been living there for a number of years.

He further noted that his client was anxious to appear at each court hearing to vindicate his name.

He was granted bail in the sum of G$500,000 for each count of TIP. He will return to court on September 30, 2016.

 

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