Ex-cop charged for defrauding, kidnapping pensioner

first_imgNatasha Singh, of Lot 22 Crane Old Road, West Coast Demerara (WCD), a former member of the Guyana Police Force (GPF), was on Friday arraigned on fraud and kidnapping charges when she made her appearance at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.Singh denied the charges which stated that on June 18, 2018, at Georgetown, she demanded with menace the sum of $200,000 from 73-year-old Mohammed Yusif, a pensioner with intent to steal same.Police stated that on the day in question, the defendant went to the defendant’s home and allegedly kidnapped him after which she demanded the money for his release. The court was told the defendant and the victim knew each other.Police Prosecutor Sanj Singh made no objection to bail being granted, and the mother of four was released on $60,000 bail. The matter was adjourned until July 20, 2018.last_img

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