Fisherman, vendor jailed for B&E

first_imgA fisherman and a vendor were on Friday jailed for 24 months when they appeared before City Magistrate Judy Latchman at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts, charged for breaking and entering.Forty-two-year-old Mark Angus of New Amsterdam, and 27-year-old Toby Singh of West Coast of Demerara (WCD) admitted that they broke and entered the Paradise Hotel between January 3 and 4, 2018, and stole cement and tools, with a total value of $40,060.According to Police Prosecutor Gordon Mansfield, at about 17:00h on January 3, the Virtual Complainant (VC), Leon Gorbedan secured his hotel which was under construction and proceeded to his home.However, upon his return the following day (January 4), he found items were missing.He subsequently went to the Brickdam Police Station to file a report but upon his arrival, he was shown the said missing items by Police which he identified as his property.Angus and Singh had already been apprehended by Police with the items in their possession.In handing down the sentence, Latchman told the defendants that they need to work hard for what they want to achieve. She also revealed that considering the prevalence and seriousness of the offence, she will be sentencing them to 24 months each imprisonment.last_img read more

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