Three policemen have been granted $.3 million bail on allegations of armed robbery, kidnapping, assault and drug possession. PC Ainsley Gay of the Southern Division Task Force and 25- year- old Special Reserve Policemen Avinash Hajarie, along with 27 year old Jeremy Tenia of the Princes Town Praedial Larceny Squad appeared in the San Fernando Magistrates First Court on Monday.
Gay was charged with armed robbery while the SRPs were jointly charged with two counts of misbehaviour in public office stemming from allegations of kidnapping and assault.
Their files will now be sent to the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions for a state attorney to be appointed in the matters.
The charge against Gay, who has five years service, alleged that on Wednesday October 15, armed with a firearm, he robbed Rodney Tannis at Orchid Gardens, Pleasantville of $2800.
It is further alleged that on the same day at the Marabella Police Station three grammes of marijuana and 0.1 grams of cocaine were found in his possession.
SRPs Hajaree who has two years service and Tenia who has over a year service were jointly charged with two counts of misbehaviour in public office.
The charges alleged that on September 14th at Debe they assaulted Basraj Toolsie and falsely imprisoned him and took him away against his will.
Their matter was adjourned to February 24.