Three charged over Rupununi killings
-man murdered brother after binge-drinking , court hears
Three men were yesterday remanded to prison after being charged in the city with two murders in the Rupununi linked to binge drinking.
Brothers Phillip and Franklin Sutherland were arraigned and remanded to prison for allegedly murdering Martin Roberts at Kwaimatta, Rupununi, on January 10, 2014, while Alonzo Kaitan was arraigned and remanded to prison for allegedly murdering his brother, Aloysius Kaitan, at Katooka, on January 9. In both cases, the accused were not required to plead, and both murders were report to have resulted from binge drinking in the Rupununi.