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Former GPL Board member, DCEO slapped with conspiracy, larceny charges

duncanGeorgetown: Carvil Duncan a former Director of the Guyana Power and Light Company Inc. and Aeshwar Deonarine, former Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO) of GPL were slapped with conspiracy and simple larceny charges when they appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court before Magistrate Ann Mclennan Tuesday.

Seventy-three year old Duncan, of Lot 1977 Lanstead Road, Festival City was placed GYD$1M.

Duncan was represented by Attorney-at Law Mr. Charles Ramson Jnr, who told the Court that his client would not flee the jurisdiction since he has national ties with Guyana.

Duncan pleaded not guilty to the first charge which alleged that on March 31, 2o15, he stole $984,900 property of GPL.

It was also alleged that on the same day, he conspired with Aeshwar Deonarine to commit simple larceny to steal 984,900 from GPL.

It is also alleged that on May 7 and 8, 2015, Deonarine conspired to commit simple larceny at the sum of GYD$27,757,547 also property of GPL. Police prosecutor Deniro Jones did not object to bail. The matter was adjourned to February 19, 2016.