Taxi driver received three stolen radio handsets

– court told

A taxi-driver, who allegedly received three radio handsets that were stolen from Wings Taxi Service by another man, was yesterday granted bail when he appeared before Acting Chief Magistrate Melissa Robertson at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court.

Twenty-eight-year-old Cleveland Conway of North Ruimveldt pleaded not guilty to the charge of receiving stolen property.

It is alleged that on March 28, he received three radio handsets valued $600,000 from Raymond Beckham, knowing same to be stolen.

The handsets belong to Fazal Ali, the proprietor of Wings Taxi Service.

The prosecution stated that the handsets are currently lodged at the police station while Beckham is currently incarcerated for another offence.

The magistrate subsequently granted Conway bail in the sum of $75,000 and ordered that he return to court on October 14.

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