Police arrested and charged Haniff Forbes, 40 years old Mason of Georgetown with Burglary, Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm, and Discharge of a Loaded Firearm.
According to investigations, on 21.01.22 at Georgetown, the Accused allegedly entered the dwelling house of a 32 years old Domestic of the same address as a trespasser and stole one (1) bottle of Gonsalves Black Wine value $30.00ECC, one (1) bottle of Pure Heaven non-alcoholic wine value $25.00ECC and one (1) bottle of Jamaican Brandy value $35.00ECC, total value $90.00ECC. He was also charged with having in his possession one (1) black Firearm make and serial number unknown without a license issued under the Firearm Act, with intent to injure the 32 years old Domestic of Georgetown at about 12:05 am on 22.01.22. In addition, he was further charged with unlawfully discharging a loaded firearm at a 40 years old Trucker of Georgetown at about 12:05 am on 22.01.22.
The Accused appeared before Georgetown Magistrate Court on 4.12.2022 and plead not guilty. The matter was adjourned and transferred to the Serious Offences Court for 22.02.2022. The Accused is currently at Her Majesty’s Prison on remand pending a murder charge.