Bartica man gets bail on theft

A Bartica man was yesterday charged with the theft of over $650,000 in valuables.

Sylvester Croft, 28, was brought before Magistrate Fabayo Azore to answer to the theft charge at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court 5.

The charge states that between November 8 and November 9, Sylvester stole a Honda motorcycle, valued at $650,000, a gas burner, valued at $4,000 and a gas cylinder, valued at $12,000, which were the property of Mario John.

After Croft pleaded not guilty to the charge and was granted his release on $150,000 bail, the case was adjourned until today, when it is to be called before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan for assignment.

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