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, after the Administration of Justice Act (AJA) was applied by the court.? It was just three weeks ago, that Dr. Westford and Cummings were each released on $4.8M bail, after being slapped with the charges.The prosecution led by Police Corporal, Bharat Mangru, has also filed statements in relation to this matter.Westford of Lot 55 ‘AA’ Victoria Avenue Eccles, East Bank Demerara (EBD) and Cummings, a mother of three,Cheap Jerseys From China
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, while her co-accused was the Principal Personnel Officer of the Ministry. Cummings was also in charge of the Ministry’s accounts department.It was discovered that on 24 occasions Westford signed memoranda amounting to $639,420,000 and sent them to the Office of the President for approval. Approval was granted and cheques were prepared and encashed by Bank of Guyana.The monies were requested to carry out various activities throughout the 10 Administrative Regions. However, personnel from the various Regions were contacted and denied ever receiving the cash. Investigations were carried out but the monies were never recovered and the two were arrested and charged.In relation to this matter, Westford and Cummings were ordered to return to court on March 22.The former Minister of Public Service and her former Personal Assistant Margaret Cummings were charged last August for allegedly attempting to transfer eight state vehicles and forging documents for the purchase of the vehicles.They pleaded not guilty to the allegations. Westford is currently facing four charges of attempted larceny in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.? She was released on a total of $800,Cheap Jerseys From China
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, she attempted to transfer eight state vehicles to four persons. Margaret Cummings was also slapped with four counts of forgery. Cummings is alleged to have forged documents for the purchase of the eight motor vehicles. She has been released on a total of $1.2M bail.This matter is still engaging the attention of the court.