'Scratchy' to appear in court charged with murder

Shawn James a 32-year-old man from Claxton Bay Claxton Bay is expected to appear before the San Fernando Magistrates’ Court today, charged in connection with the murder of 32- year-old Narad Bhagaloo. 

James aka ‘Scratchy’, a 36-year-old of Lodge Road, Claxton Bay, was charged with murder on December 15th following advice received from Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, Joan Honore Paul.

According to police reports, on December 6th at 8:30 pm the victim was at Teak Drive, St. Margaret’s home when he was shot dead by two men purporting to be police officers. 

The assailants then fled the scene on foot.

 Subsequent investigations led to James’ arrest by officers attached to the Southern Division Task Force, on December 8th.

Investigations were supervised by Insp. (Ag.) Figaro, while PC Rahim, all of the Homicide Bureau of Investigations Region 3, laid the charges.

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