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Mahesh Sarju has been remanded to prison by Magistrate Leron Daly after CCTV footage showed him breaking into the State Assets Recovery Agency (SARA) building on Main Street, Georgetown between April 24 and 25.Reports are that Sarju broke into the building and stole one Del laptop computer valued at $250,000, two hard drives valued $40,000, and one Stereo handset valued $8,000, all to a total value of $298,000, and all property of Troy Bentic.The Prosecution is contending that at about 17:00h on April 24, Bentic secured his computer and all other valuables before leaving his Main Street, Georgetown office.Upon returning the following morning, he noticed that the lock on the door had been tampered with, and someone had gained entry into the building.A report was made, and an investigation was launched. Following review of the surveillance footage, the known character was identified, apprehended and subsequently charged.The accused, who has no fixed address, later gave a confession statement to Police.This matter has been adjourned to a date in May.
Online VoD services like Netflix will be deployed and will have gained traction in most European markets that are yet to introduce them over the next five years, according to Juniper Research. In its new Digital Payments Strategies whitepaper, the research firm noted an accelerating migration from physical format media sales, such as DVD and CDs, to digital streaming and downloads across “all core content sectors.”Juniper highlighted an increased trend towards VoD services like Netflix, which had some 35.7 million subscribers in the US with a further 1.75 million international subscribers at the end of March.Broadly, Juniper predicted that the annual transaction value of online, mobile and contactless payments will reach US$4.7 trillion by 2019, up from just over US$2.5 trillion this year.