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A 40-year-old farmer was arraigned on Tuesday at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts for the capital offence of murder.
Phillip Jhagroo called “Tanky” of Good Intent, Leguan, Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara), stood before Magistrate Ann McLennan and was not required to plea to the indictable charge. The murder charge stated that between March 30-31, 2019, at School Dam, Richmond Hill, Leguan Island, he killed Mark Narine.
On Tuesday, Police Prosecutor Stacy Gittens told the court that Narine was on his way home when he was lashed off his motorcycle by the accused. The accused allegedly tossed Narine’s body in a nearby trench. The body was found the following day, submerged in the trench.
Jhagroo was remanded to prison. The case will continue on May 30, 2019, at the Leguan Magistrate’s Court.