Yesterday, police in Regional Division 6 formally brought charges against the five suspects who are accused of inflicting grevious bodily harm on 29-year-old Gregory Bhola of Johanna South, Black Bush Polder, Corentyne, Berbice, which occurred on Sunday January 9, 2022, about 17:45 hours at Johanna South, Black Bush Polder, Corentyne Berbice.
At the Whim Magistrate’s Court, Zameer Alli called “Rayan”, a 22-year-old fisherman of Lot 19 Grassfield, Port Mourant, Corentyne, Berbice; Ameer Alli called “Marlon” a 23-year-old labourer of Lot 19 Grassfield, Port Mourant, Corentyne, Berbice; Devindra Nandlall called “Buddy”, a 30-year-old construction worker of Lot 30 Bound Yard, Port Mourant, Corentyne, Berbice; Balraj Sakichand called “Ravin”, a 28-year-old rice farmer of Lot 41 Bound Yard, Port Mourant, Corentyne, Berbice; and Khemraj Sakichand called “Saki”, a 30-year-old fisherman of Lot 50 Bound Yard, Port Mourant, Corentyne, Berbice all appeared to answer to the charge.
They were all arrested on January 10, 2022 by Detective Sergeant Lynch and charged by Police Constable Nelson under Section 50 of the Criminal Law (Offences) Act Chapter 8:01.
The five accused appeared before Magistrate Alex Moore via Skype, where the charge was read to and they were not required to plea.
Bail was refused and they were all remanded to prison. The case was adjourned to February 1, 2022.