Jahmel Blakeney, left, and Sanchey Grant, right, are accused of trying to kill Shaki  Minors and his girlfriend Rene Kuchler as they left the cinema. *File photos
Jahmel Blakeney, left, and Sanchey Grant, right, are accused of trying to kill Shaki Minors and his girlfriend Rene Kuchler as they left the cinema. *File photos
FRIDAY, JULY 1: The two men accused of the Southside Cinema shooting denied attempted murder charges today at Supreme Court.

Sanchey Grant and Jahmel Blakeney are said to have tried to kill Shaki Minors and his girlfriend Rene Kuchler as they left the cinema on November 13, 2009.

Mr Minors and Ms Kuchler both sustained gunshot wounds in the attack but survived.

This morning Mr Grant, 20, and Mr Blakeney, 29, son of government minister Glenn Blakeney, pleaded not guilty to two charges of attempted murder.

The pair also denied possessing a firearm and ammunition.

Both men were remanded in custody and will stand trial on October 10.

Armed robbery

Meanwhile two men appeared at the arraignments session accused of a string of roadside armed robberies earlier this year.

Jaron Roberts, 19,and Kamrone Whiting, 18, are alleged to have committed three robberies and three attempted robberies while using an imitation firearm.

The robberies occurred between March 14 and 15 in Devonshire, Paget and Pembroke.

Both men are also accused of intimidation on March 14 while Mr Roberts faces a charge of handling stolen goods

The pair denied all the charges and were remanded in custody.

They will go on trial on November 2 at Supreme Court.

Attempted murder

Another two men appeared at arraignments this morning accused of a shooting on August 23, 2010.

Anwar Muhammad and Shawn Williams face charges of attempted murder and using a firearm to commit an indictable offence.

Mr Muhammad, 22, and Mr Williams, 20, are said to have tried to kill Shantoine Princeton Burrows.

Both men denied the charges and will stand trial on November 28. They were remanded in custody in the meantime.

Fraud

A quartet of alleged fraudsters also appeared at arraignments.

Kyril Burrows, Delcina Bean-Burrows, Greatfield Carmichel and Calvin Waldron face 37 charges of cheating, obtaining money transfers by deception and money laundering between them.

All four are also accused of conspiracy to defraud the Government of Bermuda.

Mr Burrows, 47, Ms Bean-Burrows, 48, Mr Carmichel, 61, and Mr Waldron, 43, denied all the charges.

They were released on bail and will go on trial on January 9 next year.

Wounding with intent

Finally Royston Place, 45, denied a charge of wounding with intent and will go on trial on November 14.

He is accused of attacking Eric Burch on June 29, 2010.