A Trinidadian man who told a St. Vincent court that he fled his country in 2019 after a “peace treaty” ended a “war” there, is wanted by homicide investigators in Trinidad.On Thursday, at the Kingstown Magistrate’s Court, Senior Magistrate Rickie Burnett imposed a nine-month prison sentence, suspended for one year, on the man, who Interpol confirmed to be Nekeiva Glasgow, of Upper Haig Street, Carnage, Trinidad.Interpol confirmed the 36-year-old man who gave police in St Vincent a false identify, is Nekeiva Glasgow, of Higher Haig Road, Carenage, Trinidad, who fled his nation in 2019. Glasgow appeared earlier than Senior Justice of the Peace Rickie Burnett within the Kingstown Justice of the Peace’s Courtroom below the identify Jerome Roberts on Monday and pleaded responsible to 4 immigration prices. He was fined EC$300 (EC$1 =US$0.37) on every cost, which he paid to keep away from 4 two-month concurrent jail phrases, and was ordered deported. He returned to the courtroom on Thursday on the cost of giving police a false identify and was given a nine-month jail sentence, suspended for one 12 months. In presenting the info of the cost of giving police a false identify, Sergeant Atnel Ash informed the courtroom that on Monday, the defendant was introduced earlier than the stated courtroom by Senior Immigration Officer Helen Harry, charged with 4 immigration offences. He gave his identify to Harry as “Jerome Roberts” and the costs had been introduced below that identify. Inspector of Police Noland Dallaway of the Fast Response Unit, whose crew had arrested Glasgow in Arnos Vale final Saturday, handed him over to immigration authorities and continued to research the accused. Dallaway and his crew despatched, through Interpol, a photograph to the Trinidadian authorities who responded, giving the defendant’s identify as Nekeva Alwyn Glasgow, born August 19, 1985, in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. When interviewed by police, he admitted his actual identification and stated he “was frightened”. In handing down his sentence, Justice of the Peace Burnett requested Ash if authorities had another curiosity in Glasgow. It was at that time that Ash stated that the correspondence despatched to the Vincentian authorities had indicated that Glasgow was wished by murder investigators in Trinidad and Tobago. The senior Justice of the Peace stated that having regard to the info and circumstances, the courtroom was imposing the suspended sentence. He defined the sentence to the defendant. In regular circumstances, below the suspended sentence Glasgow would have been in a scenario the place, if he dedicated any crime in St Vincent in the course of the subsequent 12 months, he can be jailed for 9 months. Nonetheless, as a result of he’s to be deported, he is not going to be within the nation for that interval. “What you saying now? I going again Trinidad?” the defendant requested after the Justice of the Peace defined the scenario to him. “Completely,” Burnett responded. “When?” Glasgow requested. “That isn’t decided by me?” the senior Justice of the Peace stated. “Do I’ve to return in immigration arms?” the Trinidadian additional requested. Burnett informed Glasgow he can be within the arms of the State till he’s taken again to Trinidad. “Come like you’ve been lenient with me to ship me again house,” the defendant stated. “There isn’t a place like house. Take pleasure in Trinidad and Tobago,” Burnett responded. On Monday, Glasgow had informed the courtroom that he had been dwelling in St Vincent illegally for 2 and a half years as he was searching for a greater life after a “peace treaty signed as a result of there was struggle in Trinidad”. Mitigating on his personal behalf, Glasgow stated he had no run-ins with the legislation throughout his time within the nation. He admitted that on August 3, 2019, at Union Island, being a prohibited immigrant, he: entered the state by boat with no passport; entered the state of St Vincent and the Grenadines aside from a port of entry; entered the state by boat and disembarked with out the consent of immigration officer; and knowingly and willfully allowed himself to be landed as a prohibited immigrant. Glasgow was arrested on February 4 when law enforcement officials from the Fast Response Unit, headed by Inspector Dallaway, discovered him in an deserted home in Arnos Vale. He was questioned about his identify, journey doc and objective for being in St Vincent. Glasgow replied: “Officer, I’ve no journey paperwork. I got here right here on a yacht and I’m right here for 2 years now.” He was detained. Senior Immigration Officer Harry interviewed Glasgow who admitted to coming into St Vincent and the Grenadines with out journey paperwork. All ports of entry had been checked and there was no report of Glasgow coming into the nation. Glasgow informed the courtroom that he had kin in Chateaubelair and Belmont, and visited these within the north leeward city round Christmas. He informed the courtroom that in his time right here he labored in landscaping and development. He stated he lived in Arnos Vale, and the individuals he was dwelling with had gone abroad. Glasgow stated he got here to SVG as a result of he was on the lookout for “a greater life”. “Keep in mind they used to have actual struggle in Trinidad and Tobago – like males warring,” he informed the courtroom, including that he wished to “begin from scratch” and “keep away from sure actions”. Glasgow claimed that the individual he was staying with final week had stated they might help him with the cash to return to Trinidad as he wished to spend two months there and return to St Vincent legally and open a enterprise. “I by no means received caught up in no felony actions on this nation,” he informed the courtroom, including that he got here to St Vincent with good intention and wished to turn out to be an itinerant dealer between this nation and his homeland. Source: Color’s of India

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