Tag Archives: preliminary inquiry

DPP orders High Court for murder-accused Marcus Bisram

Almost one week after the lower court effectively freed murder accused, Marcus Bisram, Bisram was Monday committed to stand trial for the indictable offence. Whim Magistrate, Renita Singh had twice found that there had been insufficient evidence during the preliminary inquiry for Bisram to stand trial by a High Court judge and jury. He was released on March 30 and ...

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BREAKING: Murder-accused Bisram arrested for fresh inquiry into murder charge

Marcus Bisram, who was freed of a murder charge in the Lower Court was hours later re-arrested, as the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) ordered that a new Preliminary Inquiry be conducted to determine if he should face trial by a High Court judge and jury. Bisram was rearrested by police, shortly after Whim, Corentyne Magistrate, Renita Singh discharged the ...

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Marcus Bisram freed of murder charge three months after extradition from US

Marcus Bisram, the Guyana-born American, who was extradited to Guyana to answer a murder charge, was Monday freed because the Magistrates’ Court found that there was no evidence on which to convict him. Defence Lawyer, Sanjeev Datadin confirmed that Magistrate Renita Singh “upheld my no case submissions” during the preliminary inquiry to determine whether there was sufficient evidence for him ...

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