Buxton resident fine $150,000 for forging document


Elswar Ganeshdin at the Georgetown Magistrate's Court. [iNews' Photo]
Elswar Ganeshdin at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court. [iNews’ Photo]
[www.inewsguyana.com]Elswar Ganeshdin of Lot 89 Middle Walk Road, Buxton, East Coast of Demerara was ordered to post $150,000 fine for forging an agreement of sale by Magistrate Ann McLennan.

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge which alleged that between November 1 and October 31, 2011, at Georgetown, with intent to defraud, he forged an agreement of sale and purchase of a motorcycle purporting to show that same was signed by Kenford DeJounge.

Ganeshdin was represented by Attorney- at – Law Euclin Gomes, who argued that his client has an unblemished character and has been cooperating with the police during the investigation.

Police prosecutor Dinero Jones objected to bail citing the nature of the offence and the fact that he forged the said document and presented it to the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA).

The objection was overruled and the father of three children will return to court on, January 6.



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