Davenand Dhadhari, called Kevin, age 18 of Betsy Ground, East Canje, was not required to plead to the charge of murder when he appeared yesterday before Magistrate Marissa Mittelholzer at the Reliance Court, in East Canje charged with killing Omesh Seelall.
Dhadhari, whose occupation was stated as student, allegedly inflicted a fatal blow to the head of Seelall, alias Rovin, a labourer, who lived next door.
It was related that during the early hours of April 17 last, just outside a wedding house, in the East Canje Village, Seelall, was hit behind his head with a piece of 2 x 4 wood. He was taken to the New Amsterdam Hospital before being transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation where he died whist receiving medical care.
Dhadhari was remanded to prison, where he will remain until his next court appearance on May 12.