Four brothers granted bail for brutal beating of Mahaica fisherman


Four brothers who reportedly broadsided a Mahaica, East Coast Demerara fisherman were charged on Friday with felonious wounding and granted bail.

The brothers – 29-year-old Omesh Persaud, 26-year-old Avidesh Persaud, 21-year-old Yogeshwar Persaud, and 18-year-old Adesh Persaud – all of David Rose Housing Scheme, Mahacia, appeared at the Sparendaam Magistrate’s Court before Magistrate Alisha George.

They pleaded not guilty to the charge; the victim was identified as 34-year-old Sushil Nagasar, a fisherman of Mosquito Hall, Mahaica.

Omesh, Avidesh and Yogeshwar were granted $250,000 bail each while Adesh was granted $100,000.

The matter was adjourned to November 28, 2023.

The brothers were arrested on Tuesday after they were caught on CCTV camera beating Nagasar with cutlasses. The incident occurred at a Chinese Restaurant at Unity Village on September 4.

Two of the brothers were found hiding in a septic tank after their mother tried to mislead the Police ranks by informing them that her sons were not at home.


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