Two Charged With Murder of Coconut Vendor

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Two Charged With Murder of Coconut Vendor

Two men were expected to appear virtually before a Mayaro  Magistrate Wednesday, jointly charged with the murder of Vijay Singh, which occurred on August 8th 2021.

TOSSHAWN ABRAHAM, 26, aka ‘Dusty’, a vendor, of Ortoire Village, Mayaro, and UZZIAH PAUL ADONIS, 26, aka ‘Uzi’, also of Mayaro, were also charged with shooting with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, possession of a firearm and possession of ammunition, following advice received from Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard SC, on Tuesday.

Singh, 26, a coconut vendor, also of Mayaro, was in the company of another man when they were shot at on August 8th 2021 at Point Radix Road.

His body was found inside a wooden house with gunshot wounds about the body.

The other man was taken to hospital and treated for gunshot wounds to his back, rib cage, and right elbow.

The accused were arrested by officers of the Mayaro Criminal Investigations Department on August 13th 2021.