[www.inewsguyana.com] – Two of four persons accused of the El Dorado gold heist which was committed on November 8 , was slapped with another charge when they appeared in the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court on Friday (December 13).
General Manager 29 – year – old Neville ‘Sunil’ Chandrawattie of Sparta, Essequibo Coast and 25 – year – old Anil Dairam of Number Two Settlement, Blairmont, West Bank Berbice were both not required to plead to the charge which detailed that on Friday, November 8 at Port Kaituma, they feloniously wounded Brian Deonarine.
The Court heard that after Chandrawattie placed the sleeping pills in the victim’s porridge, he did not fall asleep as fast as he expected him to so the duo took a shot gun and hit Chandrawattie to his head rendering him unconscious.
The quartet – Chandrawattie, Dairam both licensed money lenders along with farmers Amirullah Kuturatullah and Kenneth Garraway are charged with the theft, at Port Kaituma of 96 ounces of gold valued $22M and $71M cash, amounting to a total of $93M, property of Tamesh Jagmohan.
Garraway was previously allowed by the High Court to post $1.5M bail while Kuturatullah also acquired bail through the High Court.
Meanwhile, Chandrawattie and Dairam were further remanded and the case was put off until December 17.