NY Guyanese found fit for trial on hate crime charges

A Guyanese man is expected to be arraigned tomorrow in the Queens Supreme Court, New York after he was found mentally fit to stand trial on state and federal hate crime charges two years after he was arrested for firebombing a mosque, the New York Daily News has reported.

According to the report Ray Lengend was being treated at a maximum-security mental hospital until last month but is now fit for proceedings, according to papers filed in a Brooklyn Federal Court.

Lengend, 43, is charged with hurling a Molotov cocktail at the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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