to stand trial for 2004 Sukhra,
men with alleged links to a notorious Buxton gang
were last month committed to stand trial in the
High Court for the hacking to death of a
businessman at Non
Pareil, East Coast Demerara in
of the accused was also committed to stand trial
for the 2004 shooting to death of a nine-year-old
Christine Sukhra during a foiled robbery attempt
at Coldingen also on the East Coast.
Kennise Glasgow and Deon Headley both of Buxton
were told by Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus on
January 23 that there was sufficient evidence for
their matter to be heard by a judge and jury.
duo is charged with the murder of Davechand
Appanna on August 17, 2004. During the incident,
the man was stabbed and chopped by armed bandits
who entered his home. His wife was also chopped
about the body while their fourteen-year-old
daughter escaped unhurt by hiding under a bed
during the ordeal.
two knife and cutlass-wielding bandits managed to
escape with $100, 000 cash.
the incident, the police swooped on the scene with
and were led to a nearby house. This resulted in
the arrest of five persons including a woman.
were subsequently released without a charge being
was the first to be fingered in the murder. He was
subsequently charged in early 2005.
appeared before Magistrate Brassington Reynolds at
the Vigilance Magistrate’s Court on June 25 for
his alleged involvement in the incident. He had
been arrested by members of the joint services a
Glasgow will also face a judge and jury in the
High Court over the murder of Sukhra, who was shot
in the head when about five to seven masked gunmen
opened fire on her house in a bid to gain entry.
men had also terrorized four other households in
the street, releasing a barrage of bullets and
escaping with cash and jewellery.
incident sparked nationwide outrage.
preliminary inquiry began in 2007 and the duo was
represented by attorney-at-law Basil Williams
during the proceedings.
case was prosecuted by Assistant Superintendent