The accused in the murder of the Bartica woman, Donna Lakeram was yesterday remanded to prison after he appeared before Magistrate Hazel Octave-Hamilton at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court.
The allegation is that between August 23-24 at Seamang Creek, Middle Mazaruni River, Bevonon Hyder Khan murdered Lakeram.
The matter will be called again at the Bartica Magistrate’s Court on September 8, 2011.
Lakeram’s body was found in Seamang, Issano on August 24, and police reports stated that the deceased and the suspect had been consuming alcohol when an argument ensued between them.
The woman died of strangulation and multi-trauma, according to the findings of the post-mortem examination which was conducted by pathologist, Dr. Nehaul Singh.