Fugitive’s mother arraigned for threatening witness

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first_imgLa Grange Police Station escapeeA woman who is said to be the mother of a murder accused who fled custody from the La Grange, West Bank Demerara, Police Station nearly one month ago, has threatened a witness in her son’s case.Chardamani Jhagroo of Good Intent, WBD, appeared at the Wales Magistrate’s Court on Thursday where she entered a guilty plea on the charge which stated that on August 6, 2016, she used threatening language against the virtual complainant, VC [name withheld] who police said is a witness in the murder investigation of which Anthony Jaghroo is the main suspect.Jhagroo, 20, had been held in connection with the Bell West, WBD, murder of mechanic Yogeshwar Shivcharran who died six days after he was severely beaten by a group of his neighbours.The trial of Chardamani was held in camera.Reports had indicated that the fugitive Jhagroo escaped during the wee morning hours of July 13, 2016, when there was a power outage in Region Three. He escaped through a gap in the wall of lockups at the Police Station, despite two ranks on duty at the time.The Bell West mechanic, 31, was beaten by a group of drunken neighbours, earlier in July.Shivcharran suffered regular seizures and in a mental episode, he had removed his clothing and approached his neighbours, who were at that time consuming alcohol nearby. These neighbours reportedly pelted him with beer bottles before beating him.Police had questioned and released three women in connection with the incident while Jhagroo had been held at the Station on July 12 before making his escape, the next day.Police later issued a wanted bulletin soliciting the public’s help in recapturing the murder suspect. He is still on the run,last_img

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