Man remanded to prison for robbery under arms

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Keitzan Brazilo
Keitzan Brazilo

[www.inewsguyana.com] – Keitzan Brazilo was remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry, after he pleaded not guilty to the offense of robbery under arms.

It is alleged that on June 11 at Alexander Village, Georgetown, being in company of another armed with a gun, he robbed Bodnarine Singh of $15,000 cash and one Gold Band valued $140,000.

Police Prosecutor, Bharat Mangru told the Court that around 08:40 hrs the virtual complainant (VC) was at a shop opposite his home, when the defendant rode up towards him with another person on a black CG motorcycle.

Subsequently, the accomplice came off the bike and placed a gun to his head and relieved him of the articles mentioned in the charge.

He said the accomplice got on the bike and they both made good their escape. Investigations were carried out and the defendant along with other men was placed on an identification parade, where he was positivity identified as the driver of the motorcycle.

The Prosecutor successfully objected bail on the grounds of the seriousness and prevalence of the offence. He was represented by Attorney, Adrian Thompson. Brazilo was remanded until July 8.

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