$6M bribery cops granted $300,000 bail by High Court

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20151013cops[www.inewsguyana.com] – The four cops who were earlier this month charged in the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court for being a part of a bribing scheme returned to court on Monday.

This time the quartet, Assistant Superintendent Terrence Browne, 48, Trevor McKenzie, 26, Shawn McPhoy, 42 and Ray Saul, 27, all appeared before sitting Magistrate Charlyn Artiga in the Whim Magistrate Court.

During their appearance, enquires where made from the respective lawyers – Chandan Sohan and Leslie Sobers- concerning the status of the case jacket.

Prosecutor Althea Solomon informed the Court that the file was not yet in her possession.

She noted that when matters of the Berbice Magisterial District are first filled in Georgetown, she would have to wait as it would have to go through a process before reaching to her.

Additionally, an early court date was given as the 26th of October to report on the matter.

Furthermore, the three cops who were remanded have been released on $300,000 bail after an application was filed by Attorney George Thomas in the High Court.

The policemen are accused of corruptly obtaining from Renason Park the sum of $6M as an inducement for forbearing to charge him with trafficking narcotics.

Police Prosecutor Deniro Jones successfully opposed bail on the first Court appearance; citing the likelihood that the defendants tampering with witnesses.

Browne, who was granted bail on the first occasion, was ordered to lodge his passport with the police

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