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Liquor bar proprietor remanded for TIP

first_imgProprietor of Liquor Love Bar, Savita Persaud was on Tuesday remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan whom she stood before in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts to answer to four counts of Trafficking In Persons charges.Remanded: Savita PersaudPersaud, of Station Street, Kitty, Georgetown, denied the charges which stated that during January 31 and March 8, 2019, she unlawfully recruited, transported and withheld the identification papers of two Venezuelans for sexual exploitation.The defendant was also slapped with two counts of Trafficking In Persons during the same period. Additionally, she was charged with employing a child on a property that sells liquor.Defense Attorney George Thomas in a bail submission told the court that his client rented the property to the Venezuelans and is innocent of the trafficking accusations.However, the prosecutor opposed bail on the grounds of the serious nature, prevalence and the penalty that the offence attracts.As such, the prosecution’s submission was upheld by the Chief Magistrate who remanded the woman to prison.The matter will continue on March 15, 2019.last_img read more