West Dem man charged over forged $1,000 bills

A West Coast Demerara man, found in possession of five forged $1000 bills appeared before a city magistrate on Monday.

Delbert Leitch, 58, denied that on May 8, at Georgetown and without lawful authority, he had the bills knowing same to be false.

According to Prosecutor Assistant Superintendent of Police Deneashwar Maindranauth, on the day in question at 11:30 hrs, police ranks acting on information went to Longden and America streets, where they saw the accused. They informed him of their suspicion, conducted a search and discovered the purported counterfeit Guyana currency on his person.

 Delbert Leitch
Delbert Leitch

Subsequently, Magistrate Fabayo Azore placed Leitch on $50,000 bail and adjourned the case until June 16.

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