[www.inewsguyana.com] – Twenty – Five – year old Ronlee Rampersaud was today sentenced to 12 years (108 months) imprisonment on charges of robbery under arms, discharging a loaded firearm and attempting to commit a felony.
Rampersaud, who is a DVD vendor, pleaded guilty to five charges, before Magistrate Judy Latchman.
Particulars of the first charge stated that on November 10 at Sheriff Street, Georgetown, being armed with a gun he robbed Leon Samoogan of cash $20,000, property of Wang Chan Ton.
The second charge stated that on November 11 at King Street, Georgetown, being together with another person and armed with a gun, he attempted to rob Rakeema Ali.
The Court also heard that on the same day at King Street, Georgetown, being together with another, he discharged a loaded firearm towards Inshan Ali, with intent maim, cause harm and disfigure.
The fourth charge stated that on October 22 at Robb Street, Georgetown, being armed with a gun he robbed Savitri Harrichan of one hand bag, cash, one Samsung cellular phone and documents together valued $43,000.
On the same day on Robb Street, Georgetown, he discharged a loaded firearm to Savitri Harrichan with intent maim, cause harm and disfigure.
During mitigation the unrepresented man told the Court that he is a father of one with no pending matters in court.