Three years jail for man who broke into US Embassy Storage Bond, accomplice remanded

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Albert Rajaram was sentenced to three years in jail. [iNews' Photo]
Albert Rajaram was sentenced to three years in jail. [iNews’ Photo]
[www.inewsguyana.com] – A duo charged with break and enter appeared before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry to answer the allegation in the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court on Monday (November 25).

Thirty four – year – old Albert Rajaram pleaded guilty to the offense and was sentenced to three years imprisonment, while 22 – year – old Ryan Waddle pleaded not guilty to the offence.

It is alleged that between November 19 through 20 at Timehri, East Bank Demerara they broke into the U.S Embassy storage bond and stole several items including a camera, two computer monitors, a document scanner and a cabinet, which valued in total GYD$813,400.

Police Prosecutor Bharat Mangru told the court that on November 19 around 16:30hrs the Assistant Manager Ms. Ceres secured the storage bond at Timehri leaving therein the items mentioned in the charge.

However, about 11:30hrs on November 20, Ms. Ceres received information and upon returning to the bond discovered that it had been broken into and the articles missing.

Mangru said police acted on information and contacted Rajaram, who admitted that he took the items and took the police to another location and handed over his set of stolen goods to them.

Waddle also allegedly admitted of stealing the items and took the police to show them where exactly he kept them but nothing was found.

It was revealed that four of the seven items mentioned in the charge was recovered. Waddle was remanded to court until November 29.

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