The trial of businessman Leroy Fitzgerald Brathwaite who is charged with passing bogus slippers and t-shirts as genuine products is to continue in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court on April 20.
Brathwaite, of 1st Avenue, Gooding Road, Station Hill, St Michael is accused of, committing three offences on May 28 under Section 15 of the Consumer Protection Act by falsely representing that 11 pairs of slippers and 13 t-shirts were of “a particular standard, quality, style or model”, namely Puma.
He is also charged with allegedly exposing the goods for sale on the same day, intending to benefit from their sale, and exposing the items for sale without the consent of the owner of the Puma trademark.
The case is being heard before Chief Magistrate Ian Weekes. Brathwaite is represented by Queen’s Counsel Andrew Pilgrim.