Alleged goat thief granted bail

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Vijay Singh. [iNews' Photo]

Vijay Singh. [iNews' Photo]
Vijay Singh. [iNews’ Photo]
[www.inewsguyana.com] – An alleged goat thief was on Friday, May 29 released on $20,000 bail by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry after answering to two counts of simple larceny at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court.

Vijay Singh of Lot 209 Martyrs Ville, East Coast Demerara denied the charge which alleged that between November 1, 2014 and May 27, 2015 at Number 7 village West Berbice he stole one goat worth $80,000, property of Kalandar Pooran.

The unrepresented man also denied between January 1 and May 27, 2015 at Berbice, he stole another goat valued at $45,000, property of Lloyd Sahadeo.

According to the prosecution, the animals were recovered and identified by the owners by a distinct mark on the horns. Singh was released on $10,000 bail on each charge and the matter was transferred to Fort Wellington Magistrate’s Court for June 08.

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