Poultry farm employee’s murder trial underway

first_imgSix years after an Edun Poultry Farms & Hatchery employee met his demise during an alleged robbery, the accused, Mahindra Bishundial, called “Tyrone”, of Grove, East Bank Demerara (EBD), is standing trial for the capital offence.A 12-member mixed jury has been empaneled to hear the case after the accused denied the indictment, which stated that he murdered Aga Khan, 57, on November 6, 2012 at Busby Dam, Craig, EBD during the course of a robbery.This current trial at the October Demerara Assizes is being heard by Justice Sandil Kissoon while Attorney Nigel Hughes is appearing for the man accused of murder. State Attorneys Orinthia Schmidt and Lisa Cave are prosecuting the case. A voir dire trial (trial within a trial) was heard at the High Court on Wednesday.Reports had stated that Khan had been confronted by several robbers and he handed over a bag. It was also reported that he was subsequently shot, and was rushed to the Diamond hospital, where he had been pronounced dead on arrival.It had also been reported that a porter was shot during the ordeal over five years ago. Police had said that Khan was driving motor lorry GJJ 2806, which was owned by his employer. It was observed that the men walked into the vehicle’s path and approached the now deceased man, ordering that he hand over cash.last_img read more

MEMORY OF TRAGIC HELICOPTER PILOT TO BE HONOURED WITH DONEGAL WALK

first_imgThe Colm Clancy Memorial Walk will take place in Glenveagh National Park this Sunday, 12th April.The Colm Clancy Memorial Walk will take place in Glenveagh this Sunday. Pic by Donegal Daily.This walk in memory of Colm Clancy, who together with his student pilot was tragically killed in a helicopter accident in 2009.The walk is organised each year for the benefit of two charities working in Malawi with some of the poorest people on the planet. Cara Malawi is in general community development with particular emphasis on capacity building.Ubwino Wa Amayi is focused on the education of girls and women.All are welcome to walk and sponsorship cards are available in most business premises in Gaoth Dobhair for those who want to support these worthy causes.Buses will leave the car park in Glenveagh for Gartan at 11.30am for the walk to start properly. MEMORY OF TRAGIC HELICOPTER PILOT TO BE HONOURED WITH DONEGAL WALK was last modified: April 9th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Colm Clancy Memorial Walkdonegalpilotlast_img read more