EBD man charged for hijacking

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first_img…VC says he mistook them for churchgoersAn alleged bandit, who was neatly dressed when he robbed a man of his motor car, was on Wednesday remanded to prison by Magistrate Fabayo Azore.Edwin Angus, 28, of Providence, East Bank Demerara (EBD) denied that on March 14, 2018 at Princes Street, Georgetown, while being in the company ofEdwin Angus being escorted from courtothers and being armed with a firearm, he robbed Anthony Pickett of his silver Toyota Allion motor car, a cellular phone and cash; a total value of $2.2 million.In court on Wednesday, the Virtual Complainant (VC) said the men, who are known to him, were all decently dressed, as if they were going to church, when they cornered him and robbed him. However, Angus was adamant that he did not commit the act, telling the Court “I know this man my whole life. I grow up in front of he, I would never trouble this man thing… I was at home when this thing happened.” Police Prosecutor Simone Payne objected to bail being granted based on the prevalence of the offence, noting that the 28-year-old used a gun during the commission of the robbery. Magistrate Azore denied bail. The case will continue on May 30.last_img

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