Alvin Jones, a 25-year-old fish cleaner, has been remanded to prison for the murder of Paul Daniels, a construction worker, who was shot dead during a robbery at Independence Boulevard, Georgetown.
Jones also known as ‘Hot Skull’ of Castello Housing Scheme, Georgetown was not required to plead to the indictable charge which alleged that on February 2, last, he murdered Daniels, during the course of a robbery.
According to reports, Daniels, 39, a painter and plumber of Schoonord, West Bank Demerara, was shot in the chest by one of two men who had robbed him of a chain and a small sum of money shortly after he had followed his companion to her residence.
Police had said that Daniels was shot when he attempted to pursue the two bandits.
It was reported that on the day in question, Daniels picked up his girlfriend from work on a CG motorcycle and dropped her off at her Lot 253 Independence Boulevard, Albouystown residence. Based on reports, the bandits entered the home and demanded cash and jewellery from Daniels. Before fleeing on a motorcycle, the bandits discharged several rounds hitting Daniels.
Police Prosecutor Arvin Moore, disclosed that the case file is still incomplete.
Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan instructed the murder accused to make another court appearance on June 12.
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