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Vishal Chattergoon

A Penal man was sentenced to 30 days in jail by a Siparia magistrate after pleading guilty to larceny of a bike.

A release from the Police Service said Vishal Chattergoon, 34, of Gopie Trace, Penal, appeared before a magistrate on January 8, charged with larceny of the bike following a report made to police in October, 2020.

Chattergoon was arrested on January 6 and charged the following

day by PC Heeralal of the Penal Criminal Investigations Department (CID).

According to the victim, he left his white mountain bike at his Gopie Trace, Penal, home around 7 am on October 3, 2020, and returnedhome after lunchtime to discover the bike, valued $8,000, missing.

A report was made to police and an investigation was launched into the

report.

The investigation resulted in officers recovering the bike and arresting

Chattergoon in connection with the report.