Gold miner remanded for pork-knocker’s alleged murder

first_imgNaresh Baldeo, also known as ‘Black Boy,’ of the community of Yarrowkabra on the Soesdyke-Linden Highway — prime suspect in the recent alleged beating death of Mohabir Gangadeen of Timehri, East Bank Demerara, a miner in the Potaro Backdam (Region-Eight) — was on Thursday arraigned before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan on the capital offence of murder, and was remanded until October 17, 2017.Deceased: Mohabir GangadeenThe indictable charge, to which Baldeo was not required to plead, alleges that he murdered Gangadeen on August 13, 2017. According to Police reports, on the day in question, Gangadeen and Baldeo were involved in a drunken argument which quickly escalated into a physical confrontation, during which Gangadeen was badly beaten and subsequently succumbed to his injuries.Baldeo, a 35-year-old father of one, was represented by Attorney Tiffany Jeffery, who related that her client is a first-offender with no previous or pending matters before the courts.She also indicated that her client was injured during the altercation with the deceased, and requested that he receive medical attention for his injuries.‘Baldeo’s case has been transferred before the Mahdia Magistrate in Region Eight.last_img read more