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Thursday 19 October 2017
Crime and Court

Driver remanded for abducting and robbing teen girl

BAIL DENIED: Daniel Spencer is escorted to the San Fernando Magistrates Court charged with abducting a 17-year-old girl and robbing her. PHOTO BY ANSEL JEBODH

A 25-year-old Carapichaima man charged with abducting and robbing a teenage girl of $21 was yesterday denied bail when he appeared before San Fernando Magistrate Christine Charles.

The charges read to Daniel Spencer by the magistrate alleges that on August 22, at Gasparillo, he another person abducted a 17-year-old girl. Spencer and the other man are also accused of robbing the teen of her cell phone valued $200, a sliver chain with a pendant valued $250, her identification card, driver’s permit, bank card and $21. The charges were laid indictably and he was not called upon to plead. Spencer was represented by attorney Chantal Paul who held for attorney Frank Gittens. Paul, in her application for bail, said her client was a victim of crime in the past and was shot to his left hand. She said he lost sight in his right eye. Prosecutor PC Cleyon Seedan in objecting to bail said Spencer had pending matters relating to possession of firearm, ammunition and wounding. He said the alleged offences were committed while Spencer was on bail. The case was adjourned to September 21.


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