UG students remanded on armed robbery charges

-after $9M Golyn and Sons hold-up

Three University of Guyana (UG) students were yesterday remanded to prison after being charged with stealing over $9 million worth of items during the armed hold up of a city store.

Darien Best, 19, of 429 Guyhoc Park, Georgetown; Joel DeMendonca, 20, of 17 Providence Park, East Bank Demerara, and Morris Gibson, 21, were not required to plead to the two armed robbery charges laid against them when they appeared in the city court of Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry.

It is alleged that while being armed with a gun, the three men robbed Mohanlall Narine of a quantity of cellphones, valued at $8.968 million, property of Golyn and Sons Fashion Store, on January 24, at Robb Street. The three were also charged with robbing Narine of two diamond rings,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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