A Berbice woman was granted bail for her alleged attempts to cover up her brother’s criminal past. And another Market Vendor has been charged with attempted murder. Here is Javone Vickerie with this story from within the courts.

Bibi Azimulla was granted 50,000 bail for allegedly trying to perform a corrupt transaction. The Thirty-nine-year-old mother of two, of New Area East Berbice appeared before Senior Magistrate Leron Daly at the Georgetown Magistrates Court. It is alleged that on November 19 a CID headquarters she offered to a CID Agent, Leslyn Smith, an officer employed with the state twenty thousand dollars as a reward or inducement to not to include her brother’s criminal history on his police certificate of character. She denied the allegation. Magistrate Daly then granted $50,000 dollars’ bail. The matter transferred to court 6 for January 2, 2019.

Meanwhile, another market vendor was charged with attempted murder by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan in the Georgetown Magistrate’s court. The vendor, Robert Henry on is alleged to have on December 19 at Brickdam, with intent to commit murder he unlawfully and maliciously wounded Lawrence Jack. Police say that Jack on the day of the incident had parked his bus in front of the accused’s stall. It was further related an argument then ensued and Henry pulled out a knife and stabbed jack to the chest. He was granted 20,000 bail and is expected to report every Friday at the Brickdam Police Station.


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