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East Bank Demerara man for High Court trial for brother’s alleged murder

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An East Bank Demerara man was Monday committed to stand trial before a High Court judge and jury for the alleged murder of his brother earlier this year.

42-year old Rohan “Jankoo” Teekaram of Kane Ville, East Bank Demerara is accused of murdering his brother, 40-year old Dayaram Teekaram. His body was found in his yard with several chop wounds.

The incident allegedly occurred between April 20 and 22, 2014.

Janko’s trial is expected to begin during the October, 2014 Demerara Assizes.

Chief Magistrate, Priya Sewnarine-Beharry informed the accused that enough evidence was found to determine that the case should be sent to the High Court.

The murder accused opted not to call any witness to testify in his defence.