Friday 15 December, 2017

Barrackpore man charged in death of elderly salesman

Raywadeo Rajeev Ranoo

Raywadeo Rajeev Ranoo

A Barrackpore man is expected to appear before a San Fernando Magistrate today, charged with the murder of Hunter Samlal, which occurred on June 17, 2017.

Raywadeo Rajeev Ranoo aka “Ronnie Ranoo”, 23, of Kunjal South Trace, Barrackpore, was charged with murder, after advice was received from Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions, George Busby, on Wednesday 20 September 2017.

Samlal, 75, a salesman, of Clarke Road, Penal, was found dead in his apartment on Saturday 17 June 2017, with his hands and feet bound and his mouth covered with plastic. His white Nissan panel van was also discovered missing from the premises.

Ranoo was charged by WPC Janelle Ransome, of Homicide Bureau of Investigations Region 3, on Wednesday 20 September 2017.