Man charged with murder of CEPEP worker denied bail

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Man charged with murder of CEPEP worker denied bail

A Morvant man charged with five offences, including murder was denied bail when he appeared before Magistrate Maureen Baboolal-Gafoor at the Port-of-Spain Magistrates’ Court yesterday.

MARVIN SCOTT, 47, of First Caledonia, Morvant, was charged on Thursday 14th April, 2022, with murder, possession of firearm, possession of ammunition, possession of firearm to endanger life, and possession of ammunition to endanger life. The charges were laid following advice received from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Mr. Roger Gaspard SC.

The matter was postponed to May 18th, 2022.

Brian Belgrave, 52, a CEPEP worker from Morvant was found slouched in a seated position at the side of the roadway at First Caledonia, Morvant on Friday 8th April, 2022 with an apparent gunshot wound. He was taken to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex where he was examined but later died, as a result of his injuries.

Investigations were supervised by ASP Douglas, Insps. John and Ramjag, W/Insp. Sylvester, Sgt. Stanislaus and officers of the Homicide Bureau of Investigations (HBI) Region 2.

Scott was arrested on Sunday 10th April, 2022, after surrendering at the Arouca Police Station and was charged by PC Jerome Barker of the HBI, Region 2 on Thursday 14th April, 2022.