On Friday November 5, 2016, Officers attached to the Major Crimes Unit laid charges against 34 year old Desma Cassandra Marliacy of La Pointe, Dennery, formally known as Desma Hippolyte, for the offence of Obtaining Property by Deception.
She appeared before the First District Court in Castries on one count of Obtaining Property by Deception where she was granted bail in the sum of Six Thousand Dollars. Bail was granted with the following conditions; report twice weekly at the Dennery Police Station between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., surrender all travelling documents and identification documents, must not leave state without the permission of the Court and to not interfere with the witnesses in the matter.
Marliacy is due to appear before the Second District Court in Vieux Fort on November 11, 2016 to answer to two additional counts of Obtaining Property by Deception.
Additional charges are expected to be laid against her at a subsequent date.