EBD gang charged for breaking and entering attorney’s home

first_imgA group of men, who were arrested after Police busted the gang that has been breaking into new homes on the East Bank of Demerara, have been charged.The four men appeared at the Providence Magistrate’s Court on Friday and were placed on $200,000 bail each after denying the charge of breaking and entering the Providence, EBD home of an attorney-at-law.Charged were Nigel Clarke, 50, a security guard residing at Plantation, Providence; Shawn Chung, 36, a taxi driver of Herstelling, East Bank Demerara; Avinash Wright, 25, a labourer of Herstelling, East Bank Demerara and Raul Poulis, 40, a shopkeeper of Craig Village, East Bank Demerara. They were all arrested last Tuesday.The four men appeared before Magistrate Sunil Scarce on Friday.They were slapped with the breaking and entering charge, which stated that they broke into the home of Laurian Bancroft, 38, a lawyer of Plantation, Providence, East Bank Demerara sometime between June 20 and 24.The prosecution is contending that the men stole 20 sacks of Mortar Skill Sets worth $40,000 and three toilet bowl sets worth $180,000. They are also accused of stealing one welding plant valued $20,000, a cone drill press valued $100,000 and one chop saw valued $50,000, property of Roy Singh, a contractor of Craig Street, Campbellville, Georgetown.More charges are expected to be filed against the men shortly. The case will continue on July 30, 2019.last_img

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