Better Hope murder suspect held by policing group

Members of the Block 8, Mon Repos, Community Policing Group (CPG) on Sunday arrested a man wanted for the murder of a Plaisance man.

A police press release yesterday said that around 8 pm members of the East Coast CPG arrested murder suspect Davo Persaud known as Davo Simeon and called ‘Scale’ of Victoria Road, Plaisance.

Persaud was jointly charged along with Anthony George for the murder of George’s stepfather Rawle Jacobs, age 40, of Victoria Road. Jacobs was fatally stabbed on December 7 last, at Better Hope North, ECD, during an argument with his stepson.

Persaud had not been arrested during the investigations and an arrest warrant had been issued for him by the court.
He appeared before Magistrate Yohhannseh Cave at the Sparendaam Magistrate Court yesterday and was remanded to prison until March 12, the release added.

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