Last Updated on Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 15:46 by Denis Chabrol
Two men were Tuesday grantedGYD$50,000 bail for allegedly taking money from Stabroek News photographer, Keno George under the guise of helping recover his stolen camera.
Police alleged that Jevon Patterson and Romel Guttery on October 19, 2016 at Camp St. Georgetown, corruptly obtained GYD$50,000 from George, on account of helping him recover his stolen camera.
George, another photographer, Terrence Thompson, along with two models were on September 28, 2016 robbed at gun and knife-point and relieved of personal belongings valued at more than GYD$1.1M, on Hadfield Street, D’urban Backlands.
George, had told reporters that he on a photo-shoot with the two models about 4PM when two men approached them from behind-one with a gun, the other with a knife- and relieved them of their belongings.
George’s camera is worth GYD$400,000 camera and the two stolen camera lens valued at GYD$$600,000.
Patterson and Guttery were granted bail by Magistrate Leron Daley and ordered to return to court on November 10, 2016 for statements.