19-year-old to serve 100 days for larceny of livestock

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19-year-old to serve 100 days for larceny of livestock

A 19-year-old man of St. Augustine has been sentenced to serve 100 days with hard labour for the offence of larceny of livestock.

RICHARD SAMLAL, of Stratham Lodge Road, St. Augustine, was sentenced by Magistrate Wendy Dougdeen-Bally at the Tunapuna Magistrates’ Court today when he pleaded guilty to the offence.

He was arrested and charged yesterday by WPC Romain of the Tunapuna Police Station following an investigation into a report of stolen chickens made by his neighbour on February 1st 2021.

The victim reported that at 5pm of January 31st 2021, he secured his ten chickens in two pens and went away. He gave no one permission to remove them.

During the said investigation, video footage was obtained and SAMLAL was identified as one of four suspected perpetrators as his face was the only one unmasked.

The other three suspects are yet to be identified.