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7 on trial for murder of Meten-Meer-Zorg businessman

first_imgSeven persons, including a woman, on Tuesday denied killing Zulfikar Namdar, called “Vickey, at his family’s grocery store at their Meten-Meer-Zorg, West Coast Demerara (WCD) home.In a tense and packed courtroom, the murder accused were all indicted for the September 10, 2013 robbery-murder of the 20-year-old man.Allan Dorsett, called “Baird”; Delwayne Croft; Esan Lawrence, called “Muscle”; Jermaine Williams, called “Yankee”; Andrew Chandler, called “Sonic”; Samuel Bacchus, called “Kirk”; and Cassandra Singh-Dorsett all entered pleas of not guilty in the presence of their Attorneys Nigel Hughes, Ashley Henry, Adrian Thompson, and George Thomas.Hughes and Henry are representing the number one accused Dorsett while Thompson is representing Williams, Chandler and Bacchus.Meantime, Thomas is appearing for Croft, Lawrence and Singh-Dorsett. Attorneys Tuanna Hardy, Abigail Gibbs and Teriq Mohammed are prosecuting the case presided over by Justice Navindra Singh.Murdered: Zulfikar NamdarThe trial commenced following the prosecution’s opening address which reminded the jury of their duty to impartiality.Among the first set of witnesses were the victim’s parents who recalled seeing their son’s lifeless body in a pool of blood after gunmen raided the home.Namdar’s mother, Fazila Namdar, who was on the verge of tears recalled that she, her grandson and driver were forced to lay face down after two bandits invaded and demanded to see the business owner. Her husband, Goolzar, testified that he was hiding when he heard the bullets. He, nevertheless, saw a tall male sporting a cap.Fazila said she handed over a kit containing $1.3 million in cash, several pieces of jewellery and her passport. Steven Mohamed, who was packing drinks aback the store, also recalled coming face to face with the gunmen, who had asked for the “boss man”, but he said he had not known where he was.All three witnesses pointed out the number five accused, Andrew Chandler, who lived a few houses away from the store and was working as a labourer at a nearby masjid which was under construction. Chandler was nearly in tears as he was being identified.last_img read more

Chelsea transfer report: Blues considering move for Juventus midfielder

first_imgChelsea are eyeing up a summer swoop for Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio.Blues boss Antonio Conte knows the 31-year-old from his time in charge of Juve and Italy, and now he wants to work with him again at Stamford Bridge.Marchisio has been at his boyhood club for the whole of his career, however he found his place in the team under threat last season following the arrival of Miralem Pjanic from Roma.The Bosnian’s arrival meant Marchisio started only 17 games and now, according to La Repubblica, Chelsea are trying to lure him away from Turin.Conte has prioritised signing a new central midfielder this summer as reports grow that Nemanja Matic may be shown the door.Chelsea have been interested in Marchisio for several months and there were claims they failed with a £17million bid in April. 1 Juventus and Italy midfielder Claudio Marchisio is wanted by Antonio Conte last_img read more