Accused thief who swallowed stolen pendant remanded

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first_imgA known thief who reportedly attacked a woman outside of the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts was on Friday remanded to prison for snatching her gold chain and swallowing the $80,000 pendant attached to it.Marcino Benn, the defendant, has been remanded by Magistrate Leron Daly.It is alleged that on August 30, 2018, at Croal Street, Georgetown, Benn attacked Cydella Blair and stole from her one gold chain valued $35,000, along with one silver chain valued $15,000.The court heard that the virtual complainant (VC) had just left the courts and was about to cross the street when she was attacked. She raised and alarm and Police officials at the court rushed to her assistance.Benn was arrested, and during the process, he allegedly swallowed the pendant.He was denied bail after Police Prosecutor Sanj Singh revealed that he currently has a pending matter of a similar nature before the courts.Benn is expected to make his next court appearance on October 2.last_img

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