‘God is good’, says Guyanese ‘Bishop’ charged with killing wife in Trinidad


‘God is good’ were the words from Melroy Corbin after his court appearance on the charge that he murdered his wife, pastor Alisa Ali.

Charged: Melroy Corbin

According to a report in the online edition of the Trinidad Express, Corbin, 45; a Guyanese bishop residing in Trinidad, cried as he faced Chaguanas Magistrate Adrian Darmanie.

The magistrate told Corbin he was not called upon to plead to the indictable offence that he murdered Ali; also a Guyanese, at Gill Trace, Lamont Street, Longdenville on October 13, the Express stated.

Ali, a grandmother, was stabbed multiple times at her home, located next to her church.

The charge was laid on Monday by corporal Jane Stephen-James of the Homicide Bureau of Investigations.

Murdered: Pastor Alisa Ali

Corbin who is also known as Mel, was told by the court that it was a non-bailable offence.

According to the Express, when asked about representation, Corbin mentioned applying to Legal Aid but also said that he will try to get his mother to organize a lawyer for him.

The magistrate remanded him into custody until November 20.

Corban said, “God is good” as he was being led away by police officers, the Express reported.


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