After a lengthy trial at the High Court in Berbice, a woman and her friend have been found guilty of murdering her husband Abdool Shakeel Majid, in 2012.
Majid’s wife, Hemwattie Abdulla, also known as “Annie,” and her friend, Seerojini Permaul known as “Usha”, 49, were accused of killing Majid, a US citizen on April 26, 2012 at Number 63 Beach, Corentyne, Berbice.
The woman and her friend, who were both found guilty by a mixed jury today, stood in the dock as the verdict was read to them. Their faces displayed no emotion while relatives, who had gathered to render support, began to weep quietly.
Special Prosecutor, Ganesh Hira represented the state, while Attorneys at Law, Mursaline Bacchus and Arud Gossai represented Abdulla, and Attorney at Law, Nigel Hughes represented Permaul…..