Sex worker further remanded on armed robbery charge

first_imgNineteen-year-old Godfrey Cox of Princes Street, Georgetown was on Friday further remanded to prison by Georgetown Magistrate Leron Daly when he reappeared in her court charged with the offence of armed robbery.The sex worker had pleaded not guilty to the charge when he was first arraigned before the magistrate earlier this month. The charge states that on June 20, 2018, at King and Charlotte Streets, Georgetown, while being armed with a knife, he robbed David Harvey of $65,000 in cash. Harvey was reportedly heading to the Shell Gas Station on Regent Street, Georgetown to pay workers when the defendant attacked him, held him at knifepoint, and relieved him of the cash that was in his pants pocket.The prosecutor objected to Cox being placed on bail based on the seriousness of the offence and the fact that the defendant has other matters of a similar nature pending in court.Magistrate Daly has further remanded Cox to August 27, 2018.last_img read more

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Atletico Madrid ramp up interest in World Cup winning Chelsea star

first_imgAtletico Madrid have prioritised the signing of Chelsea forward Andre Schurrle before the close of the transfer window, according to Spanish newspaper AS.The Spanish champions are rebuilding their attack having lost Diego Costa and David Villa since the end of last season and they want Schurrle to complete a devastating front three alongside recent recruits Mario Mandzukic and Antoine Griezmann.Atleti boss Diego Simeone is a huge admirer of the German’s talents and believes his hardworking attitude and versatility would be ideal for his side.The 23-year-old joined Chelsea in an £18m move from Bayer Leverkusen last summer and netted nine times in 43 matches during his first season in England.He followed that up with three goals in Brazil during Germany’s successful World Cup campaign, and he has been expected to play a more prominent role at Stamford Bridge next term.However, Atletico will fight hard to sign him, although Simeone must sell at least two players to fund a move for the striker.Simeone is expected to offload midfielder Josuha Guilavogui to Wolfsburg while Sunderland retain an interest in Uruguay international Cristian Rodriguez. Andre Schurrle 1last_img read more

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