Jury empanelled for Little Abary murder

A jury was yesterday empanelled before Justice Franklyn Holder to preside over the murder trial of Satnarine Jaikarran along with his two nephews Neville and Randy Crawford.

The trio is accused of killing 33-year-old labourer Maxwell Watson called ‘Bacchus George’, of Little Abary, East Coast Demerara.  According to reports, the attack was as a result of a family feud.

   Maxwell Watson
Maxwell Watson

Watson, who was stabbed in his chest, collapsed and died at the side of the road after bleeding profusely from his wounds.

 Satnarine Jaikarran
Satnarine Jaikarran

The state’s case is being presented by Senior State Counsel Judith Gildharie-Mursalin, while Jailall Kissoon is appearing for the number one accused, Sandil Kissoon for the second accused and Satesh Kissoon for the number three accused.

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