SRP among three charged with assault

A Special Reserve Police officer and two Charlieville men are granted bail with surety in differing amounts, after appearing before a Chaguanas Magistrate yesterday, jointly charged with common assault against a 47- year-old man, which occurred on Sunday 17th June, 2018.

No. 8117 PC Naren Beharry, 30, of Joyce Road, Chaguanas, last attached to Chaguanas Police Station, Sanjay Arshad Baal, 29, of Medford Street, Charlieville, and Nicholas Roopnarine, 27, of Gaindiah Street, Charlieville, appeared before Senior Magistrate Joanne O’Connor, in the Chaguanas Magistrates’ 1st Court, on Monday 25th June, 2018, to answer to the charges.

Beharry also faced additional charges of common assault and possession of firearm and ammunition to endanger life against four other male victims, which occurred on Monday 18th June, 2018.

He was granted $400,000 bail, while Baal and Roopnarine, were granted $250,000 and $65,000 bail respectively, to be approved by a Clerk of the Peace, and the matter adjourned to Monday 23rd July, 2018.

The 47-year-old victim of Charlieville, was liming at a bar in the area around 9:30pm, on Sunday 17th June, 2018, when he was approached by three men, one armed with a gun.

The men proceeded to beat the victim about the body with the weapon before leaving.

Hours later, around 12:15 am, on Monday 18th June, 2018, the armed assailant proceeded to Gaindiah Street, Charleville, where he fired several shots at four male victims; a 70-year-old, a 40-year-old, a 35-year-old and a 28-year-old.

No one was injured.

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