Overseas-based Guyanese charged for fraud

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first_imgA Guyanese woman, who resides in Canada, was on Tuesday remanded to prison after she was charged for fraud.The 31-year-old woman, Amrita Dyal, denied that she forged a document purporting to show that monies were paid by Attorney Bibi Shadick.The first charge against her alleged that between March 12 and 13, 2018, at Georgetown with intent to defraud, she uttered a forged promissory note purporting for the sum of US$547,000 to be paid to Kelwattie Sahibdeen by Bibi Safora Shadick, knowing same to be forged.Additionally, it is alleged that on March 13, 2018, Dyal procured her father, Bhagwandeen Dyal to utter a payment note to Shadick to pay the sum of US$547,000.Attorney for the accused, Bernard De Santos, told City Magistrate Judy Latchman that the promissory note seen by him in no way implicates his client, as her hand writing or signature does not appear on it.In his bail application, De Santos explained to the court that Dyal, who is a nurse, has an autistic child who is in Canada, and needs to be taken care of.He further explained that his client has been cooperating with the Police since the investigation started and will continue to do so.However, Magistrate Latchman nevertheless remanded Dyal to prison. The case will continue on May 22.last_img

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