Student charged with cheque forgery

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 12:49 by Denis Chabrol

A 20-year-old student appeared in court on Wednesday for allegedly forging over GYD 1.2M in bank cheques.

The first allegation against Deoharry Oodit is that on September 20, 2016, in Georgetown, he conspired with other persons to commit a felony. That is to say he forged a Republic Bank cheque of GYD$800,000, property of Naipaul Ramodar.
The second charge read that on September 27, 2016, in Georgetown, Oodit again conspired with other persons to commit a felony. Oodit allegedly forged another Republic Bank cheque valued at GYD$1.2M, property of the same Naipaul Ramodar.

The Morgan Institute student pleading not guilty to the charge when it was read to him by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan.

Following his attorney’s bail application, and after the prosecution made no objection to bail, Oodit was granted same in the sum of GYD 50,000.

The matter will be called again on November, 14, 2016.