Albion cane harvester found not guilty of fatally stabbing man during ‘bush cook’


A 12-member jury on Wednesday found 45-year-old Inderjeet Ramjeet not guilty of manslaughter after he was charged and remanded to prison for the death of a man in 2011 at a friend’s “bush cook.”

Ramjeet called “Cruiso,” of Albion, Corentye, was on trial before Justice Simone Morris-Ramlall at the Berbice High Court for unlawfully killing Mahendra Ally, called “Strong Man,” on July 4, 2011, at his home village.

The jury, after deliberating for over two hours on Wednesday afternoon, returned with a unanimous not guilty verdict.

The state was represented by Muntaz Ali

According to reports on the day in question, Ally left home with some food items for a “bush cook” with friends.  At the event, there was an altercation between Ramjeet and another man which resulted in Ally intervening.

Ally was arrested after running away from the scene. It was claimed that Ramjeet had stabbed Ally to his left side chest.


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