Teen slapped with accessory to robbery charge

first_img…allegedly gave friend knife to rob womanA teenager was remanded to prison by Magistrate Faith McGusty on Wednesday at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts for a robbery under arms charge.Kelwin WilliamsKelwin Williams, a bus conductor of South Ruimveldt, Georgetown, denied the charge which stated that on October 20, 2019 at Regent Street, Georgetown, while being in the company of another and armed with a knife, he robbed Shoba Deomattie of a phone valued $60,000 along with $4000.Police Prosecutor Ceon Blackman told the court that the Virtual Complainant boarded the bus on Regent Street, Georgetown, but while she was being seated in the bus, the 18-year-old bus conductor pulled out a knife from his waistband and handed it to his friend, who was also a passenger.The Prosecutor further told the court that the friend then placed the knife to the victim’s neck and relieved her of the valuables. The robbery was reported and the teen conductor was arrested and charged. In court on Wednesday, the Prosecutor said that the teen was identified by the VC in an identification parade.The Prosecutor objected to bail and the teen was remanded to prison. The case will continue on November 13, 2019.last_img

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