Annandale man gets 14 years for killing son

Mahesh Chand

Amernauth Chand, the Annandale man charged with killing his son two years ago, was yesterday morning sentenced to 14 years in jail for the crime of manslaughter.

Appearing before Justice Navindra Singh moments after the ceremonial opening of the Demerara criminal session, Chand, who was initially indicted for murder, threw himself at the mercy of the court and pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of manslaughter.

The 49-year-old man accepted that on September 29th, 2016, he unlawfully killed his son, Mahesh Chand, whom he stabbed in the chest after the young man intervened to stop an argument between the parents…..

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