21 year old arrested for murder

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21 year old arrested for murder

A La Horquetta man, charged with the murder of Christopher Khanhai and appeared before an Arima Magistrate, today.

David Daniel aka ‘David James’, a 21-year-old of Humming Bird Avenue, La Horquetta, was arrested on Tuesday 3rd September 2019, and was subsequently charged with murder, possession of a firearm and possession of ammunition, on Thursday 12th September 2019.

The victim 38-year-old Mr. Khanhai, a shopkeeper, also of Hummingbird Avenue, was at his mini-mart at the corner of Chameleon Drive and Humming Bird Avenue, when he was found lying in a pool of blood with gunshot injuries, on Wednesday 10th April 2019. Mr. Khanhai died at the scene.

Investigations launched into the murder were supervised by ASP (Ag.) Dhilpaul, of the Homicide Bureau of Investigations (HBI) Region 2.