Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Tunapuna brothers in court for bounced cheques

Tunapuna brothers Rajeev Harricharan and Timothy-Josh Harricharan were granted $125,000 bail after being appearing in court for fraud on Tuesday.

In a statement, the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) said Rajeev, a 29-year-old IT technician and his brother Timothy-Josh, a 24-year-old accounting clerk, both appeared before Magistrate Kerri Honore-Narine in the Port of Spain 1st Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, May 15 to answer the charges. 

The brothers were granted bail by a Justice of the Peace at the Belmont Police Station on Monday, May 14, 2018.

The brothers are co-owners of Harricharan's Promotions Ltd and are accused of making payments for rentals via multiple cheques between June and July 2017. 

The victim accepted the cheques as valid however when deposited, the cheques were returned as dishonoured. 

The victim then made several futile attempts to recover the money owed before reporting the matter to the police. 

Police said Senior Superintendent Totaram Dookhie of the Fraud Squad subsequently launched an investigation into the matter, which resulted in the men being arrested on Monday, May 14, 2018. 

The brothers were jointly charged by Corporal (Ag.) Kwasi Saunders of the Fraud Squad. 


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