Duo on $500,000 bail for causing death by dangerous driving


court[www.inewsguanacom] – Two men charged with causing of death by dangerous driving was placed on $250,000 bail each on Friday.

Linden Harry and Mohamed Khan appeared before Magistrate Fabayo Azore and pleaded not guilty to separate charges; particulars of which alleged that on May 22 at Regent and Albert Street, Georgetown, they drove separate vehicles thereby causing the death of Carl Bacchus. 

Police Prosecutor Michael Grant told the Court that on the day in question Harry was the driver of motor vehicle GRR 1667 on Regent Street, and Khan was the driver of HC 167 and was driving on Albert Street.

 It is alleged that on the intersection by Albert and Regent, Harry failed to stop his vehicle and the two vehicles collided. As a result of the collision, Harry’s vehicle struck Bacchus who was a pedestrian. He fell to the road and received injuries. The injured man was rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) where he succumbed to the injuries. 

Harry was represented by Attorney-At-Law Pamela De Santos meanwhile; Khan was represented by Attorney-at-Law Gordon Gilhuys. 

Both attorneys made separate bail applications in securing surety in a reasonable sum for their clients. 

Both men were ordered to report to Brickdam Police station every Friday at 09:00 hours and will return to Court on September 22 before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry. 




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