Nut Centre owner recants guilty plea before sentencing

Owner of the Guyana Variety Store and Nut Centre John Rudolph Singh, scheduled to be sentenced yesterday for causing public terror, is now out of jail on $200,000 bail after recanting his guilty plea.

Singh, of 38 Cummings Street, Georgetown, made his second appearance before Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts, where he was due to be sentenced after the presentation of a probation report.

On Wednesday, Singh was remanded to prison after he admitted to shooting off his licensed firearm while trying to get his wife and their three children to leave with him from his mother-in-law’s residence.

Singh’s case was called yesterday out of the view of members of the public and the press, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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