Newspaper vendor remanded for attempted murder, robbery underarms

Collin Monsouling
Collin Monsouling

[] – A newspaper vendor was remanded to prison for the offences of simple larceny, robbery underarms and intent to commit murder.

Collin Monsouling of 77 Turkeyen, East Coast Demerara was not required to plead to the three charges before Chief Magistrate Priya Beharry.

The court was told the on October 9 at Tucville Georgetown, the accused in the company of others and armed with a gun attacked and robbed Collin Frazer of one gold chain valued at $72,000.

On the same day, he also maliciously wounded Frazer with the intention to commit murder. Meanwhile on October 1 at the Sophia Exhibition Centre the accused allegedly stole one gold chain valued $500,000 property of Balram Shivraj.

In relation to the offences of robbery underarms and intent to commit murder, the court was told that the complainant and the accused are known to each other and on the day of the incident, the accused and other men barged into his home with a gun and assaulted him causing injuries after which they demanded cash and other valuables.

The Chief Magistrate remanded the accused and he will make his next court appearance on November 24. [Royan Abrams]



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