Labourer jailed after admitting to damage to property charge

first_imgA 27-year-old labourer was on Thursday jailed for nine months by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan after being arraigned on a damage to property charge.The defendant, Orland Hunt of Lot 107 Grove, East Bank Demerara, admitted to the allegation, which stated that on March 2, 2019, at Lot 4 Cummings Street, Georgetown, he partially damaged a property belonging to Caron Duff.It was stated that on the day in question, Duff secured his home and went out, and following his return, he realised that his house was partially damaged. Upon reviewing the CCTV footage, he saw Hunt throwing three pieces of stone against his property, damaging the walls and other parts of the building to the amounted of $900,000.As such, the suspect was arrested and charged with the offence. The court was further informed that the defendant and the victim are not known to each other.last_img

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