Twenty-year-old Balgobin Doodnath has been charged with the murder of Dalroop Jagessar and is due to appear before the Chaguanas Magistrates’ Court, today, to answer to the charge.
Doodnath, a Guyanese immigrant residing in Chase Village, Freeport, was charged with murder, following advice received from Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, Joan Honore Paul, 22nd February.
According to police reports, On February 18th Mr Jagessar, a 66-year-old factory owner also of Chase Village, was at his home where got into an altercation with the accused.
During the dispute, the victim received a blow to his head with a Chinese chopper.
He died at the scene.
An investigation was launched into the incident and resulted in Doodnath being arrested at the Piarco International Airport on February 19th.
Investigations were supervised by Supt. Winchester, while charges were laid by PC Sewdath, both of Homicide Bureau Investigations Region 3.