first_imgNineteen-year-old teens Leon Gittens of East Ruimveldt, Georgetown and Akacie Primo of Kaneville, East Bank Demerara appeared on Tuesday before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan to answer an allegation that they had attempted to steal an undercover Policeman’s cellphone.The duo both denied the joint charge of attempted robbery, which alleged that on December 7, 2018 at Avenue of the Republic, Georgetown, they attempted to rob Julius Bowlin of his cellphone, valued $80,000.Police Prosecutor Gordon Mansfield objected to either accused being placed on bail by citing the seriousness and prevalence of the charge.The prosecution’s case is that on the day in question, Primo, a labourer, snatched the phone from the Policeman’s hand while he was in company of other Policemen; and Gittens, a block-maker, was heard in a loud voice instructing Primo to commit the crime.They were each placed on $15,000 bail, and ordered to report to the Brickdam Police Station every Monday and Friday as a condition of bail. The case will continue on December 21.last_img read more