Chaguanas man appears in court charged with murder

Dane Julien a 19-year-old Charlieville man has appeared before the Chaguanas Magistrates’ Court, after being charged with the murder of Ganchan Diaz, which occurred in March 2019.

Julien stood before Senior Magistrate Rajendra Rambhacan in the Chaguanas 1st Magistrates’ Court, on May 23rd 2019, to answer to the charge.

According to police reports, on March 10th, 23-year-old Diaz, a labourer of Charlieville, was walking along Assaraf Road, East Charlieville, with a friend when he was accosted by a man known to him.

During the argument, the assailant allegedly starting beating Mr. Diaz’s friend, Mr. Diaz then intervened and was shot multiple times about his body.

The suspect escaped on a bicycle, while Mr. Diaz was rushed to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Subsequent investigations led to Julien’s arrest during an exercise in the Central Division on Thursday 16th May, 2019.

Investigations were supervised by W/Supt. (Ag.) Winchester, and charges were laid by PC Rambhajan, of the HBI Region 3.

The matter was adjourned to Friday 14th June 2019. 

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