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Jury moves to third day of deliberation in Syed case

Jury moves to third day of deliberation in Syed case

| 08/03/2017
(CNS): The seven men and women serving on the Grand Court jury in the crown’s case against the former president of the University College of the Cayman Islands for theft and fraud will be deliberating today for a third day. The jury had not reached a verdict at the end of court business on Wednesd [...]

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Suspect in Brac crime spree faces long charge list

Suspect in Brac crime spree faces long charge list

| 07/03/2017
(CNS): Travis Ebanks (36) from George Town, who is accused of trying to steal two cars and commit burglaries on Cayman Brac, has been charged and, having returned to Grand Cayman, is due in court tomorrow, Wednesday 8 March. Ebanks has been charged with theft, unlawful use of a vehicle, damage to pr [...]

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Brac police face weekend crime spree

Brac police face weekend crime spree

| 06/03/2017
(CNS): Offenders from Cayman Brac and Grand Cayman were keeping officers on the Sister Islands busy at the weekend with a flurry of crime. On Friday police carried out a drug raid at an address on Blazer Drive in the Brac, where they searched the house, residents and cars. Then on Saturday they deal [...]

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Syed ‘pathetic’ not dishonest, claims QC

Syed ‘pathetic’ not dishonest, claims QC

| 03/03/2017
(CNS): Thomas Price QC told the jury that his client, Hassan Syed, was a “pathetic” older man “smitten” with a much younger woman, who had behaved disgracefully when he used the UCCI credit card to lavish her with gifts, but he was not dishonest as he had always intended to pay back [...]

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Syed used charm and status to steal, crown claims

Syed used charm and status to steal, crown claims

| 01/03/2017
(CNS): The former president of the University College of the Cayman Islands used charm and his status as the college boss to manipulate those around him, the deputy director of public prosecutions told the jury Tuesday, as he summed up the crown’s case against Hassan Syed for stealing over half a [...]

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27ft boat stolen from Governor’s Sound

27ft boat stolen from Governor’s Sound

| 24/02/2017 | 32 Comments
(CNS): Police are appealing for information about a stolen boat which was taken from a secured anchorage inside Governor’s Sound near the mangroves by the Cayman Islands Yacht Club some time on Wednesday night/Thursday morning. The missing boat is a white 27-foot centre console, with a torn Bimini [...]

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Syed claims he did classified work in US

Syed claims he did classified work in US

| 22/02/2017
(CNS): The former president of the University College of the Cayman Islands told the court that he couldn’t talk about the work he had done in the United States because it was classified, as he faced questions from the deputy director of public prosecutions about his CV. Hassan Syed said he ha [...]

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Syed case to resume after legal wrangling resolved

Syed case to resume after legal wrangling resolved

| 21/02/2017
(CNS): The case against Hassan Syed is expected to be back on track Wednesday morning, with the former university president back in the dock and facing questions from prosecutors. After almost three days of legal wrangling, the issues have been resolved and the crown is expected to begin its cross-e [...]

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Syed claims he came back to clear name

Syed claims he came back to clear name

| 20/02/2017
(CNS): The former president of the University College of the Cayman Islands, who was wanted by the Cayman authorities for many years before he was arrested in Switzerland, said he did not contest his extradition to the Cayman Islands because he wanted to clear his name. Continuing his evidence Frida [...]

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Home invader charged with attempted rape

Home invader charged with attempted rape

| 17/02/2017
(CNS): The 48-year-old man from West Bay who is accused of invading a woman’s bedroom and committing an indecent act has been charged with a catalogue of offences, including attempted rape. Ronnie Ebanks was arrested Wednesday and charged Friday morning in relation to the home invasion at an [...]

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Syed: I was not dishonest

Syed: I was not dishonest

| 17/02/2017
(CNS): When the former president of the University College of the Cayman Islands took the stand on Thursday, he told the court he was not being dishonest when he used his college credit card for his own purchases. Hassan Syed (51) painted a picture of being incredibly busy and dedicating his time to [...]

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