Bush Lot farmer granted bail for burglary and simple larceny

Odit Ramjattan of Bush Lot Village, Essequibo Coast, was on Wednesday granted bail on two separate charges.
Ramjattan made his first appearance before Magistrate Sunil Scarce at the Anna Regina Magistrate’s Court charged with simple larceny and burglary respectively.
The Police alleged that on May 2, 2016, he broke into the dwelling place of Norlondo Brown in the night therein to steal. He pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The other charge stated that on April 18 and 19, 2016, Ramjattan broke into Ester Blackman’s place and stole a wooden ladder, which was later recovered. The defendant also pleaded not guilty to that charge. He told the Court that he was 40 years old, had six children and was not a flight risk, nor did he have any brushes with the law.
There was no objection to bail. Ramjattan was granted ,000 bail for the burglary charge and ,000 for the simple larceny charge.
He is expected to return to court on May 18, 2016.