Couple slapped with fraud charge

first_imgA couple was on Monday taken before Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan charged with fraud.Cleya France and John Freeman of Lot 214 Middle Road, East La Penitence, Georgetown, appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts and pleaded not guilty to the allegation after it was read to them.It is alleged that on July 4, at Bourda Market, they obtained a quantity of greens valued 3,000 from Baldeo Jadia with intent to defraud by falsely pretending that they would have paid him three times the amount, knowing same to be false.According to the prosecution’s case, the couple who shares six children together was given the responsibility of taking the goods to Port Kaituma.However, they claimed that they got into an accident and could not fulfil the promise made to Jadia.Their attorney, Clyde Forde made a successful bail application.They were both placed on ,000 bail and will return to court on October 5.last_img

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