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Soca Warriors striker Stern John and three others, who were charged for breach of curfew last year, will have to wait until December to know their fate.

The former international footballer, along with sisters Theresa and Terry Ann Humphrey and Denisha Mayers reappeared before Chief Magistrate Marcia Ayers-Caesar in the Port-of-Spain Eighth Court yesterday.

The four are charged with a breach of curfew last October after they were held at the corner of French Street and Ariapita Avenue, Woodbrook.
 
During the state of emergency, which began on August 22 and ended on November 6, citizens were warned against being out-of-doors during the limited 9 pm to 5 am curfew.

When the four appeared in court on October 17, they pleaded not guilty to the offence and were granted $1,000 bail each. They are represented by Keith Scotland and Asha Watkins, while George Busby is prosecuting.
 
Standing before Ayers-Caesar yesterday, Busby apologised for being unable to proceed as he said he had only received crucial evidence last Thursday and was yet to disclose the material to the defence.

Saying he had received CCTV footage and was still awaiting other evidence, Busby requested a short adjournment as it would take more than two days to fully disclose all the items.
 
Referring to “a straightforward matter which has now become complicated,” Scotland requested a date in December, to allow the defence team to thoroughly analyse the evidence. Ayers-Caesar later adjourned the matter to December 11.