Hot dog vendor remanded over gunpoint robbery

A hot dog vendor accused of robbing a businesswoman at gunpoint is now a remanded prisoner after being denied bail by a city magistrate.

Matthew Gasper, 19, of Lot 730 D’Urban Backlands, denied that he, on April 19, robbed Shuan Yi Yang when the charge was read to him by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry.

It is alleged that he robbed the woman of a $120,000 laptop, an iPod worth $60,000, a quantity of cigarettes valued at $16,000, and $90,000 worth of …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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