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Businessman’s mother-in-law, four others convicted for GUY$7.4 M robbery

Chandrada Rampersaud

The mother-in-law of city businessman, Malcolm Panday, and four accomplices were Tuesday convicted for multi-million dollar armed robbery committed on him three years ago.

Chief Magistrate, Priya Sewnarine-Beharry ruled that the five were guilty. They were remanded to prison until Thursday when they would know their jail sentences.

Those convicted for the July, 2011 robbery at Panday’s residence,  Bel Air, Georgetown were his mother-in-law Chandrada Rampersaud, Jermaine Mitchell, Aubrey Simon, Rayon Jones and Hardat Kumar who is a relative of Panday.

They and Rabindra Seemangal were charged jointly with robbing Panday and his wife, Annie Ramsood,  on July 12, 2011 of the money.

Seemangal pleaded guilty on September 1, 2012 and was sentenced to imprisonment for eight years. Mitchell was also convicted for being in unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition.