[www.inewsguyana.com] – A handyman, attached to CNS Channel 6, was fined $115,000 by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry for simple larceny and giving wrong information to police.
Twenty-eight-year old Suraj Singh pleaded guilty to both charges, one of which stated that on June 15 at Robb Street, Georgetown, he stole one Samsung Galaxy S4 Cellular phone valued $105,000, property of Timona Robinson.
Details of the other charge stated that on the same day at Robb Street, he gave incorrect information to a Detective Constable regarding himself. The court heard that Robinson and Singh are both employees of Channel 6 and on the day in question she forgot her cellular phone at work.
She then called another workmate and informed her about the phone. The police were summoned after checks were made and the phone was missing.
Further investigation was carried out and Singh admitted to taking the phone which he later returned. Singh was fined $100,000 for the simple larceny charge with an alternative of six months imprisonment and $15,000 for giving false information to the investigating rank.