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Youth charged with several Corentyne armed robberies

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia

A 19-year old suspect in a series of armed robberies on the Corentyne Coast is Wednesday expected back in court in connection with three incidents during the past two months.

Kishan Hemnauth of 160 Section B, Number 65 Village is facing several charges of robbery under arms. He was not required to plea when he first appeared before Whim Magistrate Rabindranuth Singh.

The case continues at the Number 51 Village Magistrates’ Court.

Police said that while in the company of others armed with guns, knives and cutlasses on:

  1. December 30, 2013 robbed Chinese national Zhuoxing Su, Chandee Jagdeo and Kemrai Dindiyal of Number 56 Village. Su told police that he was robbed of one laptop valued GUY$120,000, one I-Phone valued GUY$200,000 and GUY$92,000 cash. Jagdeo said he was robbed of one cellular phone worth GUY$10,000; GUY$62,000 worth of phone cards and GUY$35,000 cash. One cellular phone valued GUY$40,000 was stolen from Dindiyal.
  2. On January 24, 2014 at Number 46 Village, he robbed Dhanranjie Seenauth of GUY$270,000 and Mark Fernandes of one sliver chain valued GUY$4,000; one silver ring worth GUY$6,000 and one sliver hand band valued GUY$2,500
  3. January 26 at Number 48 Village robbed Vimlawatie Ramdeen of GUY$32,000; one pair gold bangles worth GUY$18,000; two gold rings valued GUY$40,000; one gold chain valued GUY$20,000 and one gold ring worth GUY$10,000.

He was refused bail based on objections by Prosecutor Althea Solomon.