‘Triggerman’ admits to killing ‘Saga’


Aubrey Bobb called ‘Triggerman’ on Monday pleaded guilty to the murder of Godfrey Scipio called ‘Saga’ – a popular D’Urban Street, Georgetown businessman who was killed during a robbery at a Kitty hotel in 2017.

Bobb appeared before Justice Jo-Ann Barlow at the Demerara High Court for the capital offence of murder and admitted to killing the 64-year-old businessman on October 12, 2017, at Kitty, Georgetown.

He is represented by attorney-at-law Teriq Mohammed while the state is represented by prosecutors Latifiah Elliot, Marisa Edwards and Simran Gajraj.

Justice Barlow deferred sentencing until September 26 and ordered that a probation report be prepared for the defendant.

Scipio was shot once just after being attacked and robbed by Bobb outside of a Kitty hotel.

He was reportedly leaving the hotel in the company of a female friend and was about to enter his car which was parked in front of the building when he was accosted by Bobb, who was armed with a gun.

According to previous reports, police managed to arrest Bobb a day after reviewing the CCTV footage attached to the Kitty hotel.

Bobb had allegedly confessed that former Police Corporal Derwin Eastman had supplied him with the gun to carry out the hit.

Eastman is currently on remand for Scipio’s murder and is awaiting trial at the High Court.

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