Dave Mahara, 42, and Keith Fortune, 54, were charged jointly today for the offence of obtaining money under false pretences. They appeared at the Chaguanas Magistrates’ Court earlier today. They were remanded into custody after being denied bail. They are scheduled to reappear on November 5th 2020. The charges stem from three separate incidents which occurred in the Central Division.
According to police reports, the first incident occurred on June 24th 2020 at a roofing company on Southern Main Road, Cunupia. The second took place at Price Plaza, Chaguanas, on September 12th 2020. The third incident occurred on October 22nd 2020 in Montrose, Chaguanas. Maharaj, of Croix Road, Barrackpore, was arrested yesterday and Fortune of Gregory Street, Caroni, was held on October 30th 2020. They were charged after extensive investigations were conducted by officers of the Central Division.