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Guyana: More elections charges brought against Lawrence, Mingo

PNCR Chair, Volda Lawrence; APNU+AFC party agent, Carol Joseph; Region Four Returning Officer, Clairmont Mingo; and two Election Day clerks, were yesterday taken before the courts and charged with a number of offences including conspiracy to defraud and forgery.

The charges were read to them by Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court.

Lawrence and Mingo faced a joint charge which alleged that the two on March 5th at Georgetown, with intent to defraud the public uttered a certain forged document that is to say, a report purporting to be a true declaration of all votes cast in District Four for the March 2nd general and regional elections knowing said report to be forged.

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