Rolling pin murder PI continues next month

first_imgSeveral months after 72-year-old Jerry Rambeer met his demise reportedly via a beating with a rolling pin, the Preliminary Inquiry (PI) into his unnatural death is still before the courts.Guyana Times understands that the case is set to continue at the Wales Magistrate’s Court on March 7, 2019.The accused youth, Joseph Rameshwar, of Belle Vue, West Bank Demerara (WBD), is on trial for allegedly murdering the elderly man with a rolling pin between July 1 and 3, 2018.Testimony was scheduled to continue earlier this month, but the matter saw an adjournment. Police claimed that the teen confessed to the elderly man’s savage beating at Back Street, Good Intent, WBD. Originally, Rameshwar’s father was implicated, but Police had only instituted charges against the son based on the advice of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).Rambeer, of Sisters Village, WBD, was found lying in an unconscious state on July 1, 2018, and took his last breath on July 3 when he was receiving medical attention at the Georgetown Public Hospital. It was two days after the beating that Rameshwar was arrested and reportedly confessed to hitting Rambeer to the head with the rolling pin during an argument.Reports were that on July 1, 2018, the pensioner attended a wedding at La Retraite, WBD, with several of his friends. Sometime later that night, the man was reportedly found lying in a pool of blood in an area known as “Gaza Street”.The now deceased father of three reportedly suffered severe internal injuries, a punctured intestine, and broken ribs.last_img read more

Medallion commemorating Metis unveiled

first_imgAPTN National NewsThis year has been designated the year of the Metis.It also marks that 125th anniversary of the death of Louis Riel.In Winnipeg, Indian Affairs Minister John Duncan was on hand to unveil a special medallion for the celebration.It commemorates the contributions Metis people have made to the creation of Manitoba and the development of Western Canada.The first to receive the medallion were Metis dignitaries and veterans.last_img

As fish farm protestors wait on decision legal hurdles lie on the

first_imgLaurie Hamelin APTN News A British Columbia court is still deciding if protestors can occupy a fish farm owned by one company in the province.Marine Harvest went to court seeking an injunction against occupiers of Midsummer Island fish farm.But no matter how the case turns out, there are bigger legal battles still to come.lhamelin@aptn.calast_img