Wednesday 23 September, 2020

SRP charged for allegedly murdering wife

Pictured: Special Reserve Police Officer Sherwin John (Photo: Trinidad and Tobago Police Service)

Pictured: Special Reserve Police Officer Sherwin John (Photo: Trinidad and Tobago Police Service)

Special Reserve Police Officer Sherwin John is expected to appear before a Sangre Grande Magistrate on Tuesday charged with the murder of his wife Vera Golabie and common assault against a female victim.

The incident allegedly on July 30.

John, 27, of Church Street, Matura was last attached to the Sangre Grande Traffic Section.

He was charged with the offences following advice received from Director of Public Prosecutions Roger Gaspard SC on August 3.

Golabie, 28, of Church Street, Matura was in her yard, when she got into an altercation with a male relative.

During the incident, she was stabbed several times in her neck.

A female relative of the victim who witnessed the incident was also threatened by the man before he exited the premises and drove off.

Golabie died at the scene.

John subsequently surrendered himself to officers of the Matura Police Station on that same date.

Charges were laid by Sgt Stanisclaus of the Homicide Bureau of Investigations Region 2.

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