[www.inewsguyana.com]- Two men charged with break and enter and larceny was placed on $300,000 bail each by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine – Beharry on Thursday, February 27.
Taxi driver, Troy Harris of Lot 548 B Field Sophia, Greater Georgetown, and Adrian Dailey of Lot 198 Charlotte Street, Georgetown, both pleaded not guilty to the charge.
It is alleged that between February 22 and 25 at Guyana Stores Limited, Home Furnishing Department, Water Street, Georgetown, they broke and entered the business place and stole a quantity of items which included a 19 inch Flat Screen Television set, nine DVD Players, two Microwaves, together valued approximately $3.8M.
Police Prosecutor,Michael Grant told the Court that on Saturday, February 22 around 14:30h, the Manager for Guyana Stores Limited secured the Home Furnishing department and left the articles intact.
He along with the workers left for home and on Tuesday, February 25 around 07:30 hrs they resumed for work at the store and discovered that the padlock was cut off. Upon checking they discovered that the items were missing and the matter was reported to the Police.
Ranks acting on information went to a house at South Ruimveldt Garden, where they saw five persons which included the two defendants. On seeing the Police, the persons ran away and Police gave chase but could only manage to apprehend the two of them.
They were taken back to the house, where some of the articles belonging to Guyana Store were recovered. The case was put off to April 2.