Mechanic on bail for stealing minibus

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Muneshwar Bisnauth (iNews' photo)
Muneshwar Bisnauth (iNews’ photo)

[www.inewsguyana.com] – A mechanic was on Thursday April 09, released on $100,000 bail after he appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court charged with simple larceny.

Muneshwar Bisnauth pleaded not guilty when the charge which alleged that on April 03 at Alexander Village, Georgetown, he stole one Pit bull minibus, along with one bottle oil, one brakes pad and one filter together valued over $4.7 M, property of Dominique Jackson.

The Prosecution alleged that Bisnauth orally admitted to committing the offence.  It was also stated that Bisnauth was in possession of a cut key and the bus was later recovered, but not the other mentioned articles.

According to Bisnauth’s Attorney, the mechanic was contracted to conduct some work on the minibus which included him replacing some parts of the bus.

The court heard that the virtual complaint was unable to pay the mechanic for the minibus and subsequently told him to keep the minibus as payment.

The matter was adjourned and Bisnauth will make his next court appearance before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry, on April 15.

 

 

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