Duo charged for stealing groceries, granted bail


The two accused. [iNews' Photo]
The two accused. [iNews’ Photo]
[www.inewsguyana.com] – Construction worker Morris Davis of New Amsterdam, Berbice and labourer Sherwin Bernard of  Upper Berbice River were each ordered to post $50,000 bail by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry on a break and enter and larceny offence.

The duo pleaded not guilty to the charge, particulars of which alleged that between March 30 and 31 at Aroaima, they broke and entered the business place of Yola Haynes and stole half bag flour, one bag brown rice, half bag sugar, three case Thrill soda, one case Vita Malt, one large Pine Hill juice, four pack of sausages, among other items together valued $38,900.

Police Prosecutor, Michael Grant told the Court that the Virtual Complainant secured his shop on March 30 and left to conduct business in Georgetown and upon his return the day after he observed the western window of his shop ajar and the articles missing.

Haynes reported the matter to the Police and an investigation led to the two defendants.

Meanwhile, Davis was also slapped with another similar offence. He denied the charge that said between March 23 and 25 at Aroaima, Upper Berbice River, he broke and entered the shop of Abdul Wahab and stole six perfume sets, four deodorants, four hair jel, one T-shirt and two dozen underwear among other items together valued $54,500.

He was placed on $75,000 bail for that offence. Both cases were transferred to Kwakwani Court for April 14.



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