Man on bail for Stabroek market robbery

first_imgA twenty-one-year-old youth of Duncan Street Lamaha Park, Georgetown was on Friday brought before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court for allegedly robbing a shopper at the Stabroek Market Square.The charge was read by the Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan, to the effect that Anfernee Henry (the accused) on the 30th day of October, 2017, at the said location robbed Virtual Complainant (VC) Tony Moore of a quantity of cash, an identification card and a wallet among other items, a total of ,500.Defense counsel for the accused, Attorney-at-law Keoma Griffith, contended that his client has a clean record with no previous brushes with the law in a submission for bail to be granted in a reasonable sum.The court heard that the accused who is presently unemployed, lives with his father at the given address and does not pose any flight risk.Henry was reportedly in the process of securing a job when he was arrested by ranks of the Guyana Police Force (GPF). However, the lawyer indicated that the defendant was able to afford bail and willing to comply with any conditions imposed by the court.Prosecutor Arvin Moore stated that the file was yet incomplete and the matter was not yet ready for hearing. He did not object to bail and Henry was released on ,000 bail, pending the outcome of the trial. The Chief Magistrate adjourned the case to November 17, 2017.last_img