Accused to stand trial for taxi driver’s murder
Sylvester Bristol, who is accused of murdering taxi driver Savitri Gangadeen Parma, was yesterday committed to stand trial in the High Court.
The announcement was made by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry, who found that a prima facie case was made out during the preliminary inquiry (PI) into the murder charge against Bristol at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.
The ruling was handed down after the prosecution closed its case in the matter, bringing an end to the inquiry, which began on June 2.
The allegation against Bristol is that between February 15 and February 16, 2014, at Dakara Creek, Linden/Soesdyke Highway, he murdered Parma.
Bristol, of Yarrowkabra, Linden/Soesdyke Highway, was charged on February 19.