One man was sentenced to ten years’ hard labour and another denied bail after appearing before a Sangre Grande Magistrate today jointly charged with robbery and possession of ammunition.
MARCUS RICHARDSON, 20, of Morvant Avenue, Morvant, was sentenced to ten years’ hard labour after pleading guilty to the charges of robbery and possession of ammunition.
CHARIS POMPEY, 20, of Mon Repos, Morvant, pleaded not guilty and was remanded into custody until the matter is called again on December 14th.
The duo, who was arrested on November 11th and charged on November 13th, appeared before Sangre Grande Magistrate Brambhanan Dubay today, Monday 16th November, 2020.
The charges arose out of several reports of robbery which occurred in the district on Wednesday 11th November, 2020.
Acting on intelligence, officers of the Eastern Division Special Operations Unit, in conjunction with officers of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) and Emergency Response Patrol (ERP) mounted an exercise which resulted in the capture of two suspects.
The exercise was headed by Sgt Harper, Cpl Ramnarine, PC Gadar and included PCs West and Budhooram.
The men were jointly charged by PC West, Singh and Budhooram.