Unremorseful man fined $40,000 for fraudulent misappropriation
A 47-year-old man was hauled before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Wednesday and charged for fraudulent misappropriation.Shastri Dhanasar appeared before Magistrate Faith McGusty and pleaded guilty to the charge.The charge stated that on September 4, 2019, at Mandela Avenue, Georgetown, being solely entrusted with $4,700 to buy water and juice for Shamain Safi, he fraudulently converted the money to his own use and benefit. The unremorseful man in his address to the court said, “I done spend out she money, I have no time with her, do what you want do”.Police Prosecutor Ceon Blackman informed the court that the Virtual Complainant (VC) and Dhanasar are known to each other for the past five years.The Prosecutor indicated that on the day in question, the VC, who is a vendor, was at her stand when Dhanasar asked to borrow her bike.The woman, after lending him the bike, asked if he can buy the items for her; however, Dhanasar never returned after collecting the money to purchase the items. A report was made to the Police and the man was subsequently arrested. Magistrate McGusty fined Dhanasar $40,000. Failure to pay the fine will result in him spending four months in prison.