[www.inewsguyana.com] – A 20 – year – old unemployed man of Central Amelia’s Ward, Linden, was today remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry on a robbery under arms charge.
Jamakie Brummell pleaded not guilty to the offence, which alleged that on December 25 at Central Amelia’s Ward Linden, being armed with a knife, he robbed a 15 – year – old of a white Samsung Tablet and cash $10,000.
Police Prosecutor, Michael Grant told the Court that on the day in question around 20:30 hrs, the victim was sent to a shop by her mother, when Brummell confronted the teenager, placed the knife to her neck and took away the phone and cash.
The Prosecutor indicated to the Court that this is not the first time Brummell is being charged with an offence of this nature, as he was previously convicted of a similar offence.
When asked by the Chief Magistrate what he does for a living, Brummell said: “I don’t work. My father does send $10,000 every weekend”.
The accused says he was never charged before. Bail was refused and the matter was transferred to the Linden Magistrate’s Court for January 06, 2015.