first_imgFive women were on Friday placed before the courts when they were charged jointly for a robbery they committed on a man.Lisa Barker of Lot 14 Rasville, Georgetown; Timeka Blair of Congress Drive, South Ruimveldt, Georgetown; Simeon Williams of West La Penitence, Georgetown; Onika Favourite of Cooper Street, Albouystown, Georgetown; and Shanella Adams of Laine Avenue, Georgetown, denied the allegation when it was read to them by Magistrate Leron Daly.The women were charged for robbing the man of items and foreign currency totalling $646,000; property of Phillip Benjamin while they were in the parking lot of Nigel’s Supermarket on September 27, 2018.According to the facts presented to the court by Police Prosecutor Sanj Singh, on the day in question, the females went to the Robb Street, Georgetown parking lot where they met with the Virtual Complainant (VC) who had his car parked.In an attempt to give the women a lift, he cleared the back seat of his vehicle, which had a suitcase and a haversack containing the valuables.Further, as the man was about to place other items into the trunk of the vehicle, which was left opened, he realised that the two pieces of luggage were missing, and the woman left.As a result, the VC then drove to the head of the corner, where he saw one of the women and inquired about the items but the woman denied knowledge of the items.A report was made, and the women were arrested and charged with the offence. The women were placed on $100,000 each. The case will continue on October 26.last_img