Man allegedly used forge cheque to buy groceries


Court[] – A 49-year-old man, who is accused of uttering a forged cheque to purchase groceries, appeared before before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan on Tuesday, October 27 and pleaded not guilty.

It is alleged that Omish Shaw of Lot 18 Waterloo Street, Georgetown on August 25, 2015 in Georgetown, uttered to Distribution Services Limited, a forged Demerara Bank cheque to the value of $128,460.

It is also alleged that on the same day at the same location, he obtained groceries worth $128,460, with another forged Demerara Bank cheque.

The prosecution had no objection to substantial bail, which saw the accused being granted bail in the sum of $100,000. He will make his next court appearance on November 17.




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