Duo granted bail over theft of $8m mining equipment

Two interior workers were each granted $250,000 bail on Friday when they appeared before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts charged with stealing over $8 million in equipment from a Mahdia dredge operator.

It is alleged that on January 28, at Noitgedacht backdam, Mahdia, Juan Samuels and Michael Edmondson stole a hydraulic pump valued $3.7 million, an excavator computer box valued $4.5 million, one drum of hydraulic oil valued $171,000 and two Power Master batteries valued $54,000.

According to Prosecutor Michael Grant, who presented the police’s case the total value  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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