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Fyzabad man on murder charge

CHARGED: Bickram Balkissoon who is charged with the murder of Neathasingh Ramsingh. PHOTO COURTESY TTPS
CHARGED: Bickram Balkissoon who is charged with the murder of Neathasingh Ramsingh. PHOTO COURTESY TTPS

A FYZABAD man has been charged with murdering Neathasingh Ramsingh on February 4. A press release from thepolice said the accused, Bickram Balkissoon, was expected to appear before a Siparia magistrate yesterday.

Balkissoon, 51, is from Lumtack Hill. He was charged with Ramsingh's murder following advice from Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Angelica Teelucksingh on Saturday.

Ramsingh, also 51, was a straightener who lived in South Oropouche. On February 4, he was in St John Village, Avocat, when he got into an altercation with a man who took out a knife and stabbed him in the stomach before running off. Ramsingh died at the scene.

The accused subsequently surrendered to police.

The charge was laid by PC Akash Ramsubagh of the Homicide Bureau of Investigations (Region III).

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