Tear Drop, was yesterday arraigned before Senior Magistrate Fabayo Azore in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts to answer to a charge of robbery.
Twenty-three-year-old Leon Clarke of Lot 64 East La Penitence denied the charge which alleged that on September 8 at East La Penitence Boulevard, Georgetown, while being in the company of others he robbed Vincent Howard of $980,000 cash, $175,000 worth in GTT phone cards, $50,000 worth in Digicel phone cards and $80,000 worth in scratch tickets.
Police Prosecutor Simone Payne had no objection to bail being granted to the defendant.
According to information, Clarke broke into Howard’s home where he stole the articles mentioned in the charge.
It was while Clarke was leaving he was recognised by the defendant’s daughter.
When given a chance to address the court the defendant who was seen and heard crying throughout the court proceeding said: “I’m an entertainer on Facebook. I don’t thief, I am very popular your worship. I does fetch them break foot people at the hospital. The police just show up at my workplace and beat me; they ain’t even find my finger print.”
Magistrate Azore order bail in the sum of $75,000. He will make his next court appearance on October 4.