Judge sentences teen to life in prison for manslaughter

Justice Navindra Singh yesterday sentenced 19-year-old Deosarran Bisnauth to spend the rest of his natural life in prison for the fatal beating of Robert Mangal.

The judgment was handed down after a 12-member jury unanimously found the young man not guilty of the capital offence, but by a proportion of 11 to 1 convicted him on the lesser count of manslaughter at the High Court in Georgetown.

The charge against the young Bisnauth, also known as “Strokes Mouth,” was that on July 6, 2013, at Enmore, East Coast Demerara, he unlawfully killed Mangal, called “Trevor.”

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