The trial of a clerical officer accused of stealing over a million dollars belonging to the Psychiatric Hospital is due to commence in the High Court Wednesday.
Anderson Ryan Ince of Hannays Road, St Lucy, who is currently on $100,000 bail, in relation to a charge of stealing, sometime between August 1, 2003 and August 1, 2005, the sum of $1,118,500, belonging to the Black Rock based institution, which was vested with the Central Bank. Ince is also accused of laundering the funds.
Ince was 32 years old when the offences allegedly occurred and lived at Yearwood Road, Sugar Hill, St Joseph.
Attorneys Steve Gollop and Charmaine Delice-Hunte are representing the accused man who pleaded not guilty to the charges back in 2006.
Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions Donna Babb-Agard is prosecuting the Crown’s case along with Crown Counsels Oliver Thomas and Olivia Davis.
Madam Justice Michelle Weekes will preside over the case in the No. 5 Supreme Court, with a nine-member jury expected to hear testimony from 55 witnesses.