Miner remanded to prison for allegedly stealing gadgets

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Junior Kenny was remanded to Prison. [iNews' Photo]
Junior Kenny was remanded to Prison. [iNews’ Photo]
[www.inewsguyana.com]Junior Kenny charged with robbery underarm was remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry.

The 23-year-old defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge, which alleged that on January 13 at North East La Penitence, he being armed with a cutlass robbed from Fiona Halley a Samsung Galaxy, a Tablet, one television set and DVD together value $216,000, property of Una Halley.

Police Prosecutor, Bharat Mangru successfully objected to the pretrial freedom of the defendant citing the seriousness and prevalence of the offence. He said it is a likelihood that the defendant may tamper with the witness, since they are known to each other.

The prosecutor indicated that the defendant served a sentence at New Opportunity Corps (NOC) in Essequibo, Region 2. Kenny told the Court he previously worked in the interior. The matter will call again on February 7.

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