[www.inewsguyana.com] – A teacher was refused bail by Magistrate Ann McLennan on charges of robbery under arms and discharging a loaded firearm.
Timothy Sampson, 29, of Number 48 Village, Corentyne Berbice, was not required to plead to the indictable charge, which alleged that on August 05 at Number 48 Village, being in the company of others and armed with a gun, he robbed Indranie Singh of $100,000.
Details of the second allegation stated on the same day at Number 48 Village, he unlawfully and maliciously discharged a loaded firearm at several Police ranks in an attempt to evade capture.
The court heard that the defendant was placed on $40,000 station bail and later charged. Police Prosecutor Dinero Jones opposed bail on the grounds of the gravity of the offence. The father of two was remanded to prison and the matter was adjourned to September 11.