Moblissa Double Murder: Accused remanded to prison

Orin Rodrigues was remanded to prison until January 8.
Orin Rodrigues was remanded to prison until January 8.

[]A 20 – year – old Moblissa man accused of murdering his stepsister and her son was today (Wednesday, December 4) remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry.

Orin Rodrigues was not required to plead to the capital offence of murder, which alleged that on November 30 at Moblissa, Region 10, he murdered 34 – year – old Molly James and her 15 – year – old son Aaron James.

Police prosecutor, Vernetta Pindar told the court that on November 29 the deceased’s daughter was washing clothes at Moblissa when the accused came up to her, placed a knife to her neck and had sexual intercourse with her.  The court heard that the mother of the young man made a report to the police, after which Rodrigues became annoyed.

It is alleged that the accused returned to the dwelling place of the victim on November 30 at midnight when Molly and her son were asleep and stabbed them to death, after which he made good his escape.

Pindar said police acting on information made another visit on December 1, and found the accused about two and half miles away from where the incident took place.

The prosecutor added that he was arrested and charged and later took the police to where he hid the murder weapon and gave a confession statement.

The matter was transferred to Christianburg Magistrate’s court for, January 8.



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