* granted bail on larceny charge
A Lethem man was on Tuesday granted bail in the sum of $35,000 when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan charged with larceny.
Thirty-three-year-old Dexter Rosmay, called “Passa Passa” pleaded not guilty to the charge which stated that on April 19 at Tabatinga, Central Rupununi, he stole from Nafraz Shamsudeen one gold band valued $125,000 and $93,000 in cash.
In Court on Tuesday, the defendant said that he was an upcoming music artiste who was well-known within the Lethem community.
When Chief Magistrate McLennan asked him to sing one of his songs to verify his claims, he complied.
He was ordered to report every Friday to the Lethem Police Station until his next court appearance on May 30.
The matter was transferred to the Lethem Magistrate’s Court.