Kaieteur News’ security guards remanded to prison for murdering vagrant

Two security guards attached to the Kaieteur News made their appearance, this morning, at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court to answer the charge of murder.

Thirty-nine-year-old Tony Waldron and Yan Licorish, 49 are accused of murdering 58-year-old Mohabir Singh, whose body was found under a shed in Saffon Street, Charlestown Georgetown.

Murdeer accused Tony Waldron

The duo made their appearance before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan and were not required to plea to the charge.

They were represented by attorney, Latchmie Rahamat and were remanded to prison. Waldron and Licorish will make their next court appearance next month.

It was reported that Singh, of no place of abode, was found dead on Tuesday last on the premises of the news outfit.

Police had stated that following the discovery, an investigation was launched and based on information received, the two security officers were arrested and subsequently charged.

However, a post-mortem performed on the man’s body on Friday proved that he died from haemorrhaging due to blunt trauma to the head.