A jury trial scheduled for this week has been postponed after there has been a change in counsel.
The trial, which was due to start on Tuesday, featured
Sharon Samuel and Vincent Ahiao, who were both charged with conspiracy to
Justice Colin Doherty was due to preside over the jury
a spokesperson for Crown Law said there was a change of counsel and a guilty
plea entered by the defendant Samuel, to a forgery charge.
summary of facts is yet to be agreed as there are outstanding charges to be
defendants still have an outstanding charge of conspiracy to defraud, which at
this stage still needs to be determined at trial.
due to the change of counsel and the plea, the matter was not ready to proceed
to trial as scheduled this week. It was agreed by all parties that the matter
should be adjourned,” the spokesperson said.