Farmer on bail for receiving stolen laptop

first_imgA 48-year-old farmer was on Tuesday placed on bail when he appeared before Magistrate Sunil Scarce for receiving a stolen laptop.Wellington George of West Bury Village, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam), is being accused of receiving a laptop on August 24, 2016 from Alister Bess, knowing same to be stolen.The defendant initially pleaded guilty with explanation, telling the court that Bess came to his home requesting to borrow money to take his wife to the doctor.George said that he felt “sorry” for the man and loaned him $15,000 as such, Bess in return, handed over a laptop to George.The 48-year-old farmer begged the court for leniency. He also told the court that he had no knowledge the laptop was stolen. After listening to George, the Magistrate granted bail in the sum of $30,000.The farmer is expected to return to court on September 19.last_img