Trio remanded for allegedly stealing from Water Street Store

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The three accused hide their face during their Court appearance. [iNews' Photo]
The three accused hide their face during their Court appearance. [iNews’ Photo]
[www.inewsguyana.com] – Three men were remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry on Monday, March 31 on a break and enter offence committed on a Water Street store.

Twenty – year – old labourer Joshua Meredith of South Cummingburg, 24 – year – old Dennis Downer, a vendor of Rosemary Lane and 24 – year – old Dellon Halley of Water and Holme Streets, Georgetown, all pleaded not guilty to the charge.

It is alleged that between March 26 and 27 at Water Street, Georgetown, they broke and entered the business place of Harish Baxani and stole a quantity of television sets, one microwave and one speaker box together valued $2.514M.  

Police Prosecutor, Michael Grant told the Court that on March 26, the Virtual Complainant (VC) secured his store and left for home. On the following morning around 03:30 hrs, he received a telephone call to the effect that his store was broken into.

The Court heard that the VC and the police arrived at the scene and found the trio there. Police gave chase, and they were caught in possession of seven flat screen televisions sets.

The three men were represented by Attorney – at – Law, Paul Fung – A – Fat, who made a fail effort in acquiring bail for his clients.

The Prosecutor informed the Magistrate that the men had previous charges before another Court. He further noted that investigations are presently ongoing and they are likely to be other charges of similar nature committed on the same store prior to this incident.

Bail was refused and the case was put off to April 13.

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