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Indonesian charged with overstaying two years

Martomi Ajen

An Indonesian, who allegedly overstayed in Guyana for two years, was Tuesday granted GUY$100,000 bail and ordered to lodge his passport until the end of the trial.

Martomi Ajen of 128 Premniranjan Place, Prashad Nagar, Georgetown pleaded not guilty to the offence when he appeared before City Magistrate, Faith Mc Gusty.

Police said that he was permitted to stay in Guyana from January 15,2012 March 15, 2012 but he overstayed the period.

Police Prosecutor Seon Blackman objected to bail on grounds that Ajen was a flight risk. In the end thee court granted him bail and ordered that he lodge his passport.

Ajen was also told to report to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at Eve Leary until his next court appearance on April 28.