Guyanese man goes to court on charge of murdering Trinidad doubles man

Charged: Balgobin Doodnath

(Trinidad Express) Guyanese national Balgobin Doodnath appeared in the Chaguanas Magistrates’ Court yesteday charged with last week’s murder of doubles vendor Dhroop Jagessar.

Jagessar, 22 who lived in Chase Village, was arrested last Tuesday at the Piarco International Air-port. He was charged following instructions last Friday by Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions Joan Honore-Paul.

Doodnath faced Chaguanas magistrate Aden Stroude who read the murder charge to him.

A State attorney is to be appointed in the case. Stroude adjourned the matter to March 25.

Jagessar, 66 also of Chase Village, was last Monday chopped on his head and died at the scene.

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