By: Gavincia Clarke
(CHARLESTOWN, NEVIS)- Saleam Chiverton of Pond Hill appeared before the District ‘C’ Magistrate Court on Wednesday, April 11, 2013 facing the charge of armed robbery.
The offense is a serious matter which carries a maximum sentence of up to twenty years imprisonment. Chiverton was advised by Her Honor, Magistrate Yasmine Clarke that he would need to apply to the High Court for bail.
Nevispages understands that Chiverton was charged with robbing Nelson Boland a former West Indies youth player of Gingerland at gun point of $90.00 E.C. and one (1) gold chain with pendant valued at $10, 000.00 E.C.
The incident is said to have taken place on April 4, 2013 at Clay Ghaut, Gingerland.
Additionally Rupert Bridgewater of Newtown, St. Kitts walked out the Magistrate court a free man after Police Prosecutor; Inspector Trevor Mills offered no evidence against the accused in court on Wednesday. As a result the case against him was withdrawn.
Bridgewater was charged with the offense of burglary that occurred on February 13, 2012 at Jessup’s Village in the parish of St. Thomas.
Since the arrest Bridgewater had been remanded to prison until Wednesday when he regained his freedom.