Hope Estate resident charged with chopping man to death


Sahadeo Persaud, 48 on Tuesday appeared at the Cove and John Magistrate’s Court charged with the murder of Pradesh Ramgobin, 32.

Persaud of Hope Estate, East Coast Demerara, appeared before Magistrate Fabayo Azore and was not required to plea to the murder charge.

He was remanded to prison until November 30, 2021, when the case will be called again for statements. The News Room had reported that Ramgobin called ‘Avinash’ would normally consume alcohol with friends and on September 21, he left his mother’s house to lime with friends and never returned.

However, on Wednesday at about 08:30hrs the suspect went to Ramgobin’s mother and told her that her son was dead.

Police said Ramgobin was chopped to the head and hand. The police were then alerted and found Ramgobin lying in a pool of blood.

He was subsequently taken to the CC Nicholson Hospital and pronounced dead.

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