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Teenager among four to stand trial for murder

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jun 28, CMC – A 13-year-old girl and her sister who claimed that they were verbally, physically and sexually abused by their 64-year-old father, have been committed to stand trial for his murder.

court rulThe two girls were among four persons who have been committed to stand trial in the death of Roger Manikram, a pensioner, on April 3, 2016 at Coldingen Railway Embankment.

Magistrate Alisha George Tuesday committed the 13-year-old, her 19-year-old sister Nalini Manikram, as well as 22-year-old Veeran Dias Lall, and 24-year-old taxi driver, Devon Browne following the end of the preliminary Inquiry, which was conducted in camera.

In 2016, that the media here had reported that the body of the 64-year-old man had been wrapped in construction plastic and dumped it on the Railway Embankment at Coldingen after he had been killed in the kitchen at his home.

The girls had initially claimed that they were verbally and physically abused by the man and also later claimed that they were also sexually assaulted by him.

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jun 28, CMC – A 13-year-old girl and her sister who claimed that they were verbally, physically and sexually abused by their 64-year-old father, have been committed to stand trial for his murder.

court rulThe two girls were among four persons who have been committed to stand trial in the death of Roger Manikram, a pensioner, on April 3, 2016 at Coldingen Railway Embankment.

Magistrate Alisha George Tuesday committed the 13-year-old, her 19-year-old sister Nalini Manikram, as well as 22-year-old Veeran Dias Lall, and 24-year-old taxi driver, Devon Browne following the end of the preliminary Inquiry, which was conducted in camera.

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In 2016, that the media here had reported that the body of the 64-year-old man had been wrapped in construction plastic and dumped it on the Railway Embankment at Coldingen after he had been killed in the kitchen at his home.

The girls had initially claimed that they were verbally and physically abused by the man and also later claimed that they were also sexually assaulted by him.