BY RESHMA RAGOONATH
A San Fernando woman accused of robbing a 74-year-old German national of US$31,000, 10,000 euro travellers cheques and euro $8,500 has been placed on $30,000 bail.
Marsha Sancho, 26, of Plus Gardens, Cocoyea, San Fernando was granted bail on Wednesday when she appeared before Deputy Chief Magistrate Mark Wellington in the San Fernando First Court.
Sancho is jointly charged with two unknown people with robbing German retiree Wilheam Hoss on June 16, 2006, at his home on Forres Avenue, Cocoyea, San Fernando.
PC Roger Nicolas laid the charge.
When Sancho appeared in court, police prosecutor Sgt Haricharan Kassie recommended summary trial.
Sancho pleaded not guilty.
Wellington then granted her bail to be approved by the Clerk of Peace. The matter was adjourned to June 28.
Sancho is also accused of robbing the foreigner T&T$300.
The elderly man was present in court on Wednesday when the matter was called.
Police said Hoss and three other people were liming at his home around 8 pm on June 16 when he was held up and robbed.