PI into Mandela Ave murder charge for February 17 start

The preliminary inquiry into the murder charge against Lloyd Britton, who is accused of killing Elvis Fernandes on Mandela Avenue in July, is set to begin on February 17.

Murdered: Elvis Fernandes

Murdered: Elvis Fernandes

Britton made another appearance yesterday at the Georgetown Magis-trates’ Courts, where he was further remanded.

Jermaine Thomas, 23 and Gerome Success, 21, who also face charges of harbouring Britton after knowing that he had murdered Fernandes, were also further remanded until February 17.

It is alleged that on July 26, in Georgetown, Britton murdered Fernandes.

Police had said Fernandes became involv-ed in an argument between a minibus driver and the driver of a car that he was in at the time. The police further stated that Fernandes was shot to his chest by a passenger who was in the bus at the time.

Thomas and Success, who are cousins, allegedly received and concealed a gun from Britton, knowing that he had murdered Fernandes on the day in question.

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