[www.inewsguyana.com] – Two Bangladesh nationals were remanded to prison by Magistrate Ann McLennan after they were charged with uttering a forged document and forgery.
Noor Nambi Bablu,23 and Mohamed Hoosain, 31 were not required to plead to the charges, which alleged that on Sunday, November 24 at Central Immigration and Passport Office, Georgetown, with intent to defraud they presented a Guyana national identification card (ID) card to an immigration officer, purporting to show that same was issue by Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM).
In addition to that, they were also not required to the plead to second offence, which noted that between October 1 and November 24 at Georgetown, they conspired with person or persons unknown to forged one Guyana Identification card (ID) number in favor of themselves, as Emily Bablu and Michael Singh.
Attorney- at – Law Paul Fung –A – Fat represented the duo and made an application for bail stating that his clients reside at Barkley Street, Good Fortune, West Bank Demerara.
He added that his clients have been living in Guyana for two years and made an application at the Ministry of Home Affairs for work permits.
Defence lawyer added that both accused are willing to lodge their passport and report every day until they get a feedback from the Ministry.
However, for both accused bail was denied because their immigration status was not confirmed.