A man who allegedly forged a CXC
certificate to gain admission to the Guyana
Defence Force (GDF) Cadet Officers programme was
yesterday placed on bail in the sum of $200,000
when he appeared before Acting Chief Magistrate
Melissa Robertson at the Georgetown
Danaesh Singh, 21, of 613 Diamond New Housing
Scheme, East Bank Demerara pleaded not
guilty to the charges of forgery and uttering a
forged document when they were read to him by
the acting chief magistrate.
It is alleged that between February 1 and 28
at Georgetown, Singh, with intent to defraud,
forged a CXC certificate.
During the same period at Georgetown also,
Singh is alleged to have uttered to Glennis
Joseph, a member of the GDF, a document
purporting to be a CXC certificate knowing same
to be forged.
Attorney-at-law Rexford Jackson who
represented the defendant made an application
for reasonable bail to be granted his client on
the grounds that he poses no risk of flight, has
no previous convictions, has a fixed place of
abode and has been in full cooperation with the
police in their investigations.
Police Corporal Munilall Seetaram told the
court that the accused had already spent four
months in the officer cadet programme when
the forgery was discovered during an
investigation. The prosecution had no objection
The defendant was placed on $100,000 bail for
each charge and his matter was transferred to
Court Six for September 1.