Man charged with murder over food argument

Date: 
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 15:00

22-year-old Jamal Samuel appeared before a San Fernando Magistrate, charged with the murder of Anderson Babwah.

The following is a press release from the TTPS;

A Marabella man has appeared before a San Fernando Magistrate, charged with the murder of Anderson Babwah, which occurred on Friday 1st December, 2017.

JAMAL SAMUEL, 22, a labourer, of Ramnanan Street, Marabella, appeared before Magistrate Cherril-Ann Antoine, in the San Fernando 1st Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday 6th December, 2017.

The matter was adjourned to Wednesday 20th December, 2017. Mr. Babwah, 24, a businessman, of New Haven Avenue, Marabella, was standing outside his business place, when he got into an argument with another man over food.

The victim was stabbed about the body and died at the scene.

The accused is said to be a friend of the victim.

SAMUEL, was charged by WPC Janelle Mohammed, of Homicide Bureau of Investigations, Region 3, on Tuesday 5th December, 2017, following advice received from Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, Joan Honore-Paul, on that same day. 

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