LINDEN Flavius, 31, called “Fine Crime”, was, on Thursday, January 23, 2020, freed from two armed robbery charges, six months after he was charged.
Flavius, of Agricola East Bank Demerara, was on trial at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court before Magistrate Annette Singh.
The matter was dismissed due to insufficient evidence.
Particulars of the charge stated that, on July 10, 2019, at Georgetown, Flavius, while being in the company of others, and armed with guns, robbed Ramsarran Ramsook of a cellphone valued at $78,000, along with $140,000 in cash.
It is further alleged that, on the same day, and at the same place, Flavius, while being in the company of others, and armed with guns, robbed Allen Shawn of a bag containing clothes valued at $22,000, along with $11,000 in cash.
Flavius denied both charges.
Flavius and Ernest James, 25, were recently charged jointly with attempted murder of a taxi driver.
However, they were not required to plead to the indictable charge.
Particulars of the charge stated that, on July 11, 2019, at John Fernandes Squatting Area, with intent to commit murder, the duo wounded Derek Benson.
Flavius and James are currently on remand for the offence.