Friday 15 November, 2019

Three to stand trial for pharmacist's murder

Three persons have been committed to stand trial for the death of pharmacist Nicholas George.

George, 65, was fatally shot on March 3, 2018, during a botched robbery outside his home along the Wendy Fitzwilliam Boulevard in Diego Martin.

Three were held for the killing including Shanice Alleyne, Runako Mayers and Criston Lovelace.

All three accused are from the Morvant community.

They made their final appearance on Tuesday before Chief Magistrate Maria Busby Earle-Caddle in the Port of Spain Eighth Magistrates’ Court, where she committed them to stand trial, stating that the State had properly formed a prima facie case.

The State was represented by attorneys Dylan Martin and Chenelle Moe.

The accused were represented by a team of attorneys led by Israel Khan SC, and included Samantha Ramsaran and Sheldon Guerra.

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