Labourer jailed for B&E

first_imgA labourer was on Friday sentenced to one year in prison when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts slapped with two counts of simple larceny.Jason Joseph admitted to the charges after they were read to him by Magistrate Leron Daly.The Court heard that between July 4 and July 5, 2018, while at Lot 196 Charlotte Street, Georgetown, he broke and entered the storeroom of Ryan Gobi and stole one roll of electrical wire valued $600,000; one power drill valued $105,000; one electrical machine valued $28,000 and mechanical tools valued $45,000, a total value of $778,00,0 property of Sherwin Khan.He also admitted that between July 4 and July 5, 2018, at the same location, he broke and entered the store of Ryan Gobi and stole one electrical saw valued $35,000; painting materials valued $15,000 and other items valued $20,000, property of Sherwin Khan.According to facts presented by the prosecution, on the day in question the Virtual Complainant secured the storeroom and left the premises.Later, upon checking, he observed that the storeroom was open and subsequently discovered the items missing.As a result, the Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) footage was reviewed and this led to the arrest of the defendant who subsequently admitted to the offence.last_img

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