Judge’s 60 and 56-year sentences for murder convicts criticised at Court of Appeal

Javed Mohamed

As has been the case with several appeals recently coming up for hearing before the Guyana Court of Appeal, yet another attorney—on behalf of his clients, has attacked the sentencing structure of High Court judge, Navindra Singh.

At an appeal hearing yesterday afternoon, attorney Sanjeev Datadin questioned the basis for a combined 116-year jail sentence imposed by Justice Singh against his clients—Devendra Bushram and Christopher Singh.

Convicted and sentenced back in 2014 for the murder of Javed Mohamed, the duo in their appeal is arguing among other things, that the 66 and 50-year sentences handed down to them respectively by the judge is severe…..

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