Couva man charged with killing his brother

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 08:15

Ramraj Samaroo appeared before a Couva Magistrate today charged with the murder of his brother 37-year-old Ganesh Samaroo.

The following is a press release from the TTPS: 

A Couva man is expected to appear before a Couva Magistrate today, charged with the murder of his brother, Ganesh Samaroo, which occurred on Tuesday 5th December, 2017.

RAMRAJ SAMAROO, aka “Baye” 52, of Perseverance Village, Couva, was charged with murder following advice received from Deputy Director of Prosecutions, Joan Honore-Paul, on Monday 11th December, 2017.

Mr. Samaroo, 37, a truck driver, of Perseverance Village, Couva, was at his home on Tuesday 5th December, 2017, when he got into an altercation with a male relative, who is also his neighbor.

During the incident, the male relative, who was armed with a cutlass, chopped the victim several times about the body. Mr. Samaroo died on the scene. SAMAROO, was charged by Cpl Ian Bobb, of Homicide Bureau of Investigations, Region 3, on Tuesday 12th December, 2017.