A Tableland man who allegedly kidnapped a doctor from the car park of the San Fernando General Hospital has been committed to stand trial in the High Court.
Ramesh Seushai, 39, was prosecuted via paper committal at the San Fernando First Court following which Senior Magistrate Jo-Anne Connor ruled that the prosecution had made out a prima facie case against him.
Seushai was charged with three offences arising out of the 2014 incident, including kidnapping, indecent assault and robbery with violence, and an additional charge of possession of cocaine.
The 29-year-old doctor finished her shift after 10 pm on November 29, 2014 and entered her Kia Sportage which as parked at the Accident and Emergency car park.
A man entered her car, claiming he had a gun and threatened to kill her if she screamed. He robbed her of $6, her $2,200 cellphone and $800 watch.
The man ordered her to drive out of the car park and was directing her where to go while fondling her breasts. She, however, crashed her van into a vehicle and the man alighted and ran off.
The man was subsequently arrested and charged by PC Jason Douglas. During the proceedings which began last Thursday, prosecutor Cleyon Seedan tendered statements from eight witnesses.
Seushai was not represented by an attorney.He was granted $100,000 bail with magistrate registrar approval and a cash bail alternative of $20,000.