Jamaican National charged for overstaying in Guyana

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Jamaican National, Rohan Brown. [iNews' Photo]
Jamaican National, Rohan Brown. [iNews’ Photo]
[www.inewsguyana.com] – A 27-year-old Jamaican national was today (March 13) fined $50,000 for over staying his time in Guyana.

Rohan Brown appeared before Magistrate Ann McLennan and pleaded guilty to the charge, particulars of which stated that between March 6 and 12 at Georgetown, he failed to comply with conditions which permitted him to stay in Guyana between September 6, 2013 and March 5, 2014.

Police Prosecutor, Dinero Jones told the Court that the defendant arrived at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) and was granted six months stay.

The Court heard that on March 12, ranks from Custom Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) conducted an exercise and after contact was made with Brown he was asked to produce his travel documents, where it was observed that he overstayed his time.

Brown was represented by Attorney – at – Law, Paul Fung – A – Fat, who informed the Court that his client was staying with his girlfriend at Lot 32 Thomas Street, Kitty.

The Lawyer said his client met some financial issues which prevented him from leaving the country. He requested lenient custodial penalty for Brown and informed the Court that the Brown’s girlfriend is two months pregnant.

Magistrate McLennan ordered the immediate deportation for Brown after the fine is paid.

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