‘Shame Face’ charged with murder in piracy attack


Another man has been charged in the murder of one of the Guyanese fishermen who was killed off the coast of Suriname on April 27 last.

Alexander DenHart, called “Shame Face”, of #79 Village, Corentyne, Berbice appeared before Acting Chief Magistrate, Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus and was not required to answer to the charge.

He is accused of murdering Tiliknauth Mohabir, called ‘Caiman’, sometime between April 26 and May 3, 2018.

He was unrepresented and was remanded to prison until June 13 when the matter will be called at the Springlands Magistrates Court.

Tiliknauth Mohabir

On May 30, Berbice fish magnate Nakool ‘Fyah” Manohar was charged for the same murder.

Local and Surinamese authorities firmly believe that the attack was one of revenge after Manohar’s brother Somnauth Manohar was gunned down in Suriname

The attack on four fishing boats 30 miles (48 km) from the coast of Suriname was described by President David Granger as a “massacre.”

Of the twenty fishermen attacked, 12 are still missing and considered dead. Five men survived, while three bodies were recovered.

Manohar was also charged earlier in May for two robberies for pirate attacks Police accused him of carrying out in 2015 and 2016.

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