Man charged with murder of Belmont fruit vendor

Malcom Brown, 30, unemployed of Belmont, Mahaica, ECD was today charged with murder committed on Fareez Yassem.

He appeared before Magistrate Wanda Fortune at the Mahaica Magistrate’s Court and was remanded until 2018-06-08.

Yassem, 36, a father of three of Lot 25 Belmont, Mahaica, East Coast Demerara, died early Monday morning after he was stabbed over a dozen times about his body during what appears to have been a robbery at his home.

The police had said that the attack occurred around 1.45am and Yassem body was found in a northern drain in his yard.