Duo charged with armed robbery granted bail


Two men who stole a motorcycle from a teenager appeared at the Charity Magistrate’s Court on Monday charged with armed robbery.

Charles Abrams, 28, a miner of Henrietta Housing Scheme, Essequibo Coast, and Travis Persaud, 28, a labourer of Anna Regina Market Street, Essequibo Coast, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

They were granted $150,000 bail each by Magistrate Esther Sam; the case is adjourned to February 12, 2021. It is alleged that the duo robbed 18-year-old Rudranauth Chandrika of a Lifan motorcycle valued at $220,000 on May 3, 2020, at Mashabo Essequibo Coast.

Police said the suspects were arrested on January 14, 2021.

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