B&E, burglary accused make court appearance

Kevin Douglas, a 26-year-old labourer of Diamond, East Bank Demerara (EBD), was on Wednesday brought before a Magistrate in connection with several break-ins. He was granted $100,000 bail.
The man appeared before Magistrate Sunil Scarce before whom he pleaded not guilty to the charges at the Diamond/Golden Grove Magistrates’ Courts.
He was charged with three counts of break and enter and larceny, and a count of breaking and entering a dwelling house during the night with intent to commit a felony.
The matters were adjourned until June 2.
Meanwhile, a farmer of Hill Foot, Soesdyke-Linden Highway, who was arrested on April 16, was also arraigned on Wednesday on a burglary charge before the same Magistrate.
John Persaud, 29, is accused of committing the crime on Vincent Forde, also from Hill Foot, Soesdyke Linden-Highway. He pleaded guilty and was remanded to prison.
The matter was adjourned to May 19 for his sentencing hearing. (G1)