Norton Street woman remanded for allegedly setting house ablaze

first_imgA 25-year-old mother was remanded to prison when she made an appearance at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts before Magistrate Judy Latchman for allegedly setting a house on fire.Arson accused Naomi Williams being escorted out of the courtIt was alleged that on October 9, 2016, at Mahdia, Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni), Naomi Williams, of Lot 62 Norton Street, Georgetown, unlawfully and maliciously set fire to the dwelling house of Phillip Narine valued $1.6 million.It was further alleged that on the same day, she damaged a number of household items valued a total of $1.3 million, also property of Narine.The unrepresented defendant pleaded not guilty to both charges.The prosecution objected to bail on the grounds of the penalty attached to the crime and value of the items.As such, bail was refused and Williams will make her next court appearance on October 25, 2016 for statements.last_img

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