Two to appear in court on murder charges tomorrow

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 20:00

Police say two men are due to appear before the courts tomorrow, to answer separate charges of murder.

Michael Dematas, 25, a PH driver of Maracas Royal Road, Maracas St. Joseph , was on Tuesday charged with the murder of Keston Charles, a 31-year-old labourer.  

The bodies of Charles and Anton Hinds, 40, also a labourer, were found on March 21st, 2016,with bullet wounds lying on the road at Guatarra Hill, off Maracas Royal Road.

Dematas will appear before the Tunapuna Magistrate Court  for the murder of Charles whilst investigations continue into the murder of Hinds.

The charge was laid by acting Cpl Joel Maxime of the Homicide Investigation Bureau, Region 2.

In the other case, Jamal Mohammed Khan, 25,of Bagatelle Road, Sunshine Avenue, San Juan, has been charged with the November 21st , 2015, murder of 29-year-old labourer, Andre McLeod, which occurred  at Sunshine Avenue.

Khan will appear before a Port of Spain Magistrate to answer to the charge which was laid by Cpl Jason Dejean of the San Juan Police Station.