According to the prosecution’s case, on the day in question, the accused, Edghill and three other men were in a car when they reportedly went to the National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) compound to locate another man who owed one of them money.
An auto dealer charged for allegedly shooting his acquaintance was on Monday released on $500,000 bail when he made his appearance at the Sparendaam Magistrate’s Court, East Coast Demerara.
Sean Stoll, 36, was not required to plea to the indictable charge which alleged that on April 29, at Mon Repos, East Coast Demerara, he unlawfully killed Nafasie Edghill.
It was reported that Edghill and Stoll began ‘tantalising’ each other and later got involved in a playful scuffle. During the scuffle, a round went off and Edghill fell to the ground, clutching his abdomen.
The 29-year-old gold miner of Castello Housing Scheme, Georgetown, succumbed while receiving treatment at a private city hospital.
Stoll was represented by Attorney Nigel Hughes who asked for his client to be released on bail because he is not a flight risk. He added that Stoll has an unblemished record and has since provided the Police with a statement. The case will continue on June 23.