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Siew-Persad Ramdass

A 41 year old man of Blanchisseuse Road, Arima, was sentenced to one year imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to stealing chickens from a farmer.

Siew-Persad Ramdass, also called “Pope” was arrested by officers of the Praedial Larceny Squad on Saturday.

The Police Service said around 9:30 am, officers of the Praedial Larceny Squad responded to a report that a man was seen on the property of a farmer at Blanchisseuse Road.

A party of officers including PC Jackson, PC Jackson and WPC Taylor-Ali responded and arrested Ramdass who was found with several chickens in a white crocus bag.

He was taken to the Arima Police Station where he was officially charged by WPC Ali.

Ramdass appeared virtually before Magistrate Avion Gill at the Arima Magistrates’ Court,