A 29-year-old man has been sentenced to six months hard labour for stealing a cellular phone.
Donnie James appeared before Magistrate Alicia Chankar in the San Fernando Magistrates’ Court last Friday.
James was arrested on Thursday by a team of officers from the Marabella Police Station led by PC Ramlal, following a robbery at the parking lot of Jing’s Supermarket along the Southern Main Road, Marabella.
James was caught on CCTV footage stealing a cellular phone from a vehicle which was parked on the compound of the supermarket.
After a series of inquiries by the police constable, the accused was held.
He admitted to the crime and was charged and brought to court.