Labourer slapped with robbery charge

first_imgTwenty-four-year-old Calvin Belgrave was on Monday remanded to prison by Magistrate Judy Latchman on a robbery under arms charge.Belgrave appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts where he denied that on November 2, 2018 at Brickdam and Cornhill Street, Georgetown, while being in the company of others and being armed with a knife, he robbed Delon Anderson of a Samsung cellphone valued $45,000 along with $2000.According to facts presented to the court, on November 2, the Virtual Complainant (VC) was standing on the road when he observed the defendant among others standing nearby. He was approached by the defendant, who asked him for $100, but the VC told him he had no money. The defendant reportedly pulled out a knife from his pocket and pointed it at the VC while removing his valuables. The defendant was later identified by the VC and arrested.Police Prosecutor Quinn Harris made objections to bail being granted, citing the seriousness of the charge.Magistrate Latchman remanded Belgrave to prison. The matter will continue on November 19, 2018.last_img read more