[www.inewsguyana.com] – A Mother and her son were today placed on $100,000 bail each by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry for allegedly bribing an employee at the United States Embassy in Georgetown with an aim to acquire a non immigrant visa.
Forty – nine – year – old Bibi Parmanand and her 19 – year – old son, Parmesh Parmanand, of Adelphi Street, Block 2, East Canje Berbice, both pleaded not guilty to the charge, which alleged that between September 02 -10 at Duke Street, Kingston Georgetown, they conspired with persons to bribe an employee at the Embassy to obtain a non immigrant visitor’s visa for Parmesh Parmanand.
Representing the duo was Attorney – at – law, Clyde Forde, who made a successful bail application. He told the Court that Parmesh is presently employed as a Labourer at the Rose Hall Sstate and Bibi is a mother of three children.
Police Prosecutor Michael Grant did not opposed bail for the duo but asked that conditions be applied.
They were ordered to report to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) Headquarters every fortnight on Fridays until the completion of the matter. They will make their next Court appearance on October 24.