$150,000 bail for 2nd man charged with kidnapping Puff n' Stuff owner

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 08:30

A second suspect held for the kidnapping of businessman, Gregory Laing, has appeared before a Port of Spain Magistrate, charged with negotiating a ransom and disposal of a ransom.

Quincy Flatts, aka ‘Rabbit’, 24, of Picton Road, Laventille, appeared before Magistrate Rehana Ali, in the Port of Spain 3rd Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday 12th July, 2017, to answer to the charges, arising out of the incident which occurred on June 29th, 2017.

He is now charged alongside, Jesten Superville, 28, also of Picton Road, Laventille, who appeared in court on Tuesday 11th July, 2017, charged with possession of ransom money.

Flatts, was granted $150,000 bail, to be approved by a Clerk of the Peace III.

The case was transferred to the 4th Magistrates’ Court and adjourned to Monday 7th August, 2017. Mr. Laing, 54, of St. Joseph Village, San Fernando, was kidnapped from outside his business place, located along Circular Road, San Fernando, around 3:30am, on Thursday 29th June, 2017.

Flatts, was charged by Cpl (Ag.), Azard Hosein, of the Anti- Kidnapping Unit, following advice received from Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard, SC, on Wednesday 12th July, 2017.