[www.inewsguyana.com] – Eighteen – year – old Kevin Denhart of Laing Avenue, Georgetown was today refused bail on a robbery under arms charge before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry.
Denhart pleaded not guilty to the charge which alleged that on September 15 at High Street, Kingston Georgetown being armed with a knife he robbed Ryan Harry of $15,000 in cash.
Police Prosecutor, Michael Grant told the Court that on the day in question around 04:00 hrs, the virtual complainant (VC) was walking along High Street when the defendant, who was in the company of others approached him, placed the knife to his neck and demanded money.
The matter was reported to the Brickdam Police Station and acting on information, the police went to London Street where the defendant was identified and arrested.
Grant objected to bail on the grounds that the accused has prior matters and may be a suspect in other cases.
The unrepresented man was remanded to prison and the case will call again on September 30.