Durrel Raymond, who was once described as a as a close associate of Vaughan Sandman Mieres appeared at the Port-of-Spain Magistrate’s Court on Friday charged with his murder and three others including Sandman’s wife and two others on July 25.
“Shorty” as Raymond is widely known was shot in the left leg during the alleged incident walked into the court on crutches under very heavy police guard. He appeared before Magistrate Sarah De Silva in the 11th Court and was represented by Attorney Ian Brooks.
He was also charged with the murders of Sandman’s wife Alita “Letty” Dehere as well as that of bodyguards Nigel Octim and Kadir Joseph.
All four were shot dead at Mieres’s house located at light pole 11 at Las Cuevas Road in Las Cuevas according to the charges read out by the magistrate. Raymond was additionally charged with the possession of ammunition and possession of a firearm.
Magistrate De Silva indicated that his medical attention was a matter which the police and prisons needed to work out given his injuries.
After petition by his Attorney Court prosecutor Sgt Azad Ali gave the assurance to the court that the provision will be put in place to ensure that Raymond is attended to at the prison infirmary so that he could continue to receive medical attention.
The matter was adjourned to August 29th.