[www.inewsguyana.com] – Thirty – five – year old Devon Semple has been sentenced to nine months imprisonment for stealing doormats and laundry baskets.
Semple, of Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown, made his way before city Magistrate Annette Singh and pleaded guilty to both charges on Thursday, June 11.
It is alleged between June 6 and 7 at Regent Street, he stole six doormats together valued $12,500, property of Farzana Haniff.
The other charge stated between June 2 and 3 at Regent Street, he stole three laundry baskets to the value of $6,000, also belonging to Haniff.
Police Prosecutor, Adunni Innis informed Magistrate Singh that none of the items mentioned in the charges were recovered. Semple who was unrepresented during his arraignment, told the Magistrate that he only stole three laundry baskets. He told the court that he recently came out of jail as he begged for leniency.