A man accused of indecently assaulting a
tourist was released on bail when he
appeared at the Leonora Magistrate's Court
Mark Anthony of 19 Bodd Street,
Vergenoegen, East Bank Essequibo pleaded not
guilty to the indecent assault charge and
was placed on $25,000 bail by Magistrate
It is alleged that Anthony indecently
assaulted the woman last Thursday at
A man who said he was a tour operator
told the court that the woman was a
"visitor from Japan" and Anthony
had offered compensation in the sum of
$40,000 to the woman which she had accepted.
However the magistrate informed him that
the virtual complainant would have to go to
court and tell him that she didn't want to
offer any evidence. The man replied that he
would inform her.
The magistrate then granted Anthony bail
and set the matter for next Tuesday at the
Leonora Magistrate's Court.