July 21, 2011
AN INSURANCE agent was arraigned in Magistrate's Court yesterday charged with committing fraud by false pretences.
Manie Romain, 34, of Palm Tree Avenue, was accused of defrauding Mercillia Allen of $421.10 on February 24.
A second charge alleges that the accused attempted to obtain the same amount from Allen on April 13 by false pretences.
Romain pleaded not guilty to both charges and was granted $3,000 bail with one sureity.
She must report to the Grove Police Station every Saturday before 6pm.
The matter will resume in Court 10 on July 26 where a fixture date will be set.
By LAMECH JOHNSON
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