Bus driver slapped with armed robbery, firearm charges

first_imgA minibus driver was on Wednesday remanded to prison by Magistrate Fabayo Azore when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts charged with armed robbery and being in the possession of an illegal firearm.Thirty-three-year-old Philbert McPherson of Lot 707 Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, pleaded not guilty to the charges when they were read to him.The Police stated that on April 20, 2018 at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Eve Leary, he had in his possession one .30 pistol without being the holder of a firearm licence.In addition, the Police said that on April 25, 2018, McPherson robbed Jagdeo Ramnauth of his mobile phone, wallet and cash totalling $246,000.The facts of the case were not presented to the Court by Police Prosecutor, Simone Payne who explained that the case file is still incomplete.McPherson will make his next court appearance on May 30.last_img

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