Navet Man Charged for Torrance Mohammed Murder

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A MON REPOS  man is expected to appear virtually before a San Fernando Magistrate on Friday charged with the murder of cultural south icon Torrance Mohammed.

Police reported on Friday that Ryan Beharry, 32, of Navet Road, Mon Repos, was charged with the offence following advice received from Acting Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Joan Honore-Paul on Thursday.

Mohammed was visiting a friend in Mon Repos on May 24, when he was assaulted by a man who robbed him of a cellular phone and a gold chain.

Torrance Mohammed was to be honoured at a concert on June 19 at the Naparima Bowl

The assailant then pushed Mohammed onto the ground causing him to sustain broken ribs and injuries to his back and spine. The man then escaped on foot. Mohammed was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries on May 25.

 The accused was arrested at his home on May 28, by Homicide Bureau of Investigation (HBI) officers. Investigations were supervised by Insp. Maraj of the HBI Region 3, while Beharry was charged by Sgt. Maharaj of Mon Repos Police Station.


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