Republic Park rice farmer charged with death by dangerous driving

placed on $300,000 bail

A man was yesterday granted $300,000 bail after he was charged with causing death by dangerous driving. Tarachandra Persaud, a rice farmer, is accused of causing the death of Junior Lakeram on June 1, at Eccles Public Road, East Bank Demerara (EBD) while driving motor car PVV 6494.

Tarachandra Persaud

Persaud, 48, of Republic Park, EBD, denied the charge read to him by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan.

No facts in relation to the matter were presented.

He was subsequently granted $300,000 bail, and is set make his next court appearance on September 18.


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