Alleged electricity thief hauled before the Court


[] – Suzette Fraser of Castello Housing Scheme, Georgetown, accused of fraudulently obtaining electricity from the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) was on Friday (February 28) placed on her own recognizance.

Fraser appeared before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry and pleaded not guilty to the charge which alleged that on October 18, 2013 at Castello Housing Scheme she fraudulently obtained electricity from GPL without a power supply from the company.

According to the defendant the apartment which she is renting, does not have a meter and she was awaiting the installation of same by GPL.

Police Prosecutor Michael Grant did not object to bail and the matter was transferred before Magistrate Geeta Chandan-Edmond for report and fixtures on March 21.



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