Notorious escapee charged over Black Bush armed robbery

The second accused in an armed Black Bush Polder (BBP) robbery, Vinod Gopaul, 24, who was captured during a police operation on Sunday evening was remanded to prison yesterday.

He appeared at the Albion Court before Magistrate Rabindranauth Singh charged with robbing BPP rice farmers, Baijnauth and Kalawattie Niwaz at gunpoint of $1.2M on April 22. The matter comes up again on June 9.

He was also slapped with a charge of escaping from lawful custody around 2:30 am on June 11, 2011 and is scheduled to return to court on June 3.

Police are also investigating similar matters against him and he is likely to face more charges soon. Gopaul and his brother, Krishendat …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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