[www.inewsguyana.com] – The Kaneville labourer accused of chopping his brother to death in a heated midnight argument was today (Friday, April 25) remand to prison by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry.
Rohan Teekaram, 42, of Kaneville, East Bank Demerara, was not required to plead to the indictable offence which alleged that between April 20 and 22 at Kaneville, he murdered his brother Dayaram Teekaram.
Police Prosecutor Michael Grant said investigations are incomplete and did not relate any facts as to how the offence was committed.
The Prosecutor said advice was sought from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Shalimar Ali – Hack and some issues in relation to the matter remain unresolved by the Police.
The unrepresented man requested to say something regarding the matter, but was immediately silenced by the Chief Magistrate who advised that his words may incriminate him.
The Court has given investigators and the prosecution two weeks for completion of file. The case was put off to May 12.
Meanwhile, according to Police Press release, around 06:30 hrs on Tuesday April 22, the body of Dayaram Teekaram was found in the yard of his home at Kaneville with several suspected chop wounds.