Accused West Bay man denies street robberies

| 02/10/2013

(CNS): Justice Charles Quin heard a young West Bay man plead not guilty to two counts of robbery and a charge of threatening to kill, when the judge presided over the weekly Grand Court mention list on Friday. Shaquille Bush denied stealing a chain from another young man while at the Al La Kebab restaurant in the Marquee Plaza, off Lawrence Boulevard, George Town, in March. He also denied robbing a man of CI$125 in the Strand car park by using force and threatening to kill him in August. Local attorney Prathna Bodden from Samson McGrath said a trial was set for March next year for her client, who will remain on remand at HMP Northward until then.

Meanwhile, Fernando Mendez also appeared in the Grand Court in relation to allegations that he stole over $700,000 from the companies where he was a board director. Mendez was due to be tried last month but disclosure issue of held up this latest major white collar crime case. His case was adjourned until 4 October to allow the attorneys on the case time to resolve a number of issues ahead of a new trial date.

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