High Court grants bail to wrongfully charged woman
-after one-week incarceration
Alana Taylor, who police say was wrongfully charged with armed robbery, was granted a bail release by a High Court judge yesterday.
Taylor’s release came after she was earlier in the day further remanded to prison in a city magistrate’s court to await word on whether she would be discharged by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
When the case was called at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court, Magistrate Judy Latchman remanded to woman to prison once again after Police Prosecutor Joel Ricknauth said that the case file was still without some police statements.
As a result, he said the DPP would not be able to decide on whether to discharge Taylor without them. Ricknauth asked the court to adjourn the case until today, when those additional statements …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.