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Guardian www.guardian.co.tt Wednesday, August 24, 2016
A cancer-stricken pensioner charged
with eight offences, including indecent
exposure, after he was allegedly caught
urinating in public has been granted
The 69-year-old Woodland resident,
Binath Danrajh, was arrested on Sunday,
spent the night in the San Fernando
Police Station and on Monday was
remanded to Remand Yard prison after
he appeared in the San Fernando Traf-
The charges stemmed from an incident
at La Fortune Road, Woodland, on Sun-
day where it is alleged that Danrajh
parked his van in the road obstructing
the flow of traffic and came out to uri-
He was subsequently arrested and
charged by PC Sujeet Ramcharan with
eight offences, including five traffic-
He first appeared on Monday before
Traffic Court Magistrate Taramatie Ram-
dass and pleaded not guilty to five
charges, including causing unnecessary
obstruction with his van, failing to pro-
duce his driver s permit, failing to pro-
duce his insurance, failing to provide a
specimen of his breath for testing and
However, Danrajh had refused to give
his fingerprint to the police so a trace
could not be done to determine if he
had a criminal record.
Explaining her client suffered with
cancer, diabetes and had other medical
complications, attorney Annalee Girwar
said he has to be on a special diet and
take certain medication.
He was eventually granted $50,000
bail with his relative as surety but he
was not released because he had the
three other charges to answer which the
magistrate said had to be dealt by another
Instead Danrajh was taken to prison
and reappeared yesterday before Senior
Magistrate Nanette Forde John on the
other three charges.
He also pleaded not guilty to those
charges, which included escaping lawful
custody, wilfully and obscenely exposed
his person and obscene language.
Explaining his medical condition to
the magistrate, Girwar said he was unable
to eat since Sunday and as a result was
feeling weak. She said he had no previous
convictions or pending matters.
The magistrate granted him $10,000
bail and a cash bail alternative of $5,000.
He has to appear on September 19 in
the Traffic Court and September 20 in
the First Court.
A man nicknamed "Rudeboy Rudy"
who claimed to be the nephew of a
senior police officer and claimed don t
deal with "green police" was criticised
by a magistrate yesterday for being
disrespectful to policemen.
Rudy Ramnanansingh, 34, who was
charged by PC Jason Jennings with using
insulting and obscene language,
appeared before San Fernando Senior
Magistrate Nanette Forde-John yesterday
after spending the night in a police cell.
Ramnanansingh admitted that around
5 pm on Monday at Teak Avenue,
Macaulay, Claxton Bay, he was acting
in a hostile and violent manner.
When PC Jennings who was on
mobile patrol stopped and asked him
his name, Ramnanansingh said: "Who
is (expletive) you. I is Rudeboy Rudy.
My uncle is Don Gajadhar, the top dog
in Central and South."
Gajadhar, however, told T&T
Guardian he was not related to the
Scolding Ramnanansingh for his
behaviour, the magistrate asked him if
he was rolling with top shottas in the
holding bay in court.
Asked why he behaved that way,
Ramnanansingh said: "I was kind of
intoxicated. The police was dealing with
me in a manner that cause me to react
in such a way."
However, the magistrate told him he
must be respectful to policemen, espe-
cially those in uniform.
He claimed the police beat him up
and he had a medical. He was fined
$100 for each offence and allowed two
weeks to pay. (SW)
fined $100 for
Charged last year for marijuana
possession, a secondary schoolboy
has again appeared in court, this time
for attempting to murder a Penal cou-
The boy appeared before Senior Mag-
istrate Armina Deonarinesingh in the
Siparia First Court yesterday, charged
with two offences of attempted murder.
The prosecution, led by Sgt Anthony
Baptiste, accused the boy of going to
the Penal Rock Road home of
Leelawatie, 41 and Stephen Chaitoo,
42 on August 18.
The charges read that around 5.10
pm that day, he entered the house and
stabbed both victims several times.
They were taken to the San Fernando
General Hospital where they were treat-
ed and discharged.
Penal CID, led by Sgt Ryan Ramsingh,
Sgt Sheldon Ablacksingh and PC Akeil
Boyce, later arrested the teenager.
He spent several days at the San Fer-
nando General Hospital under police
guard and when released, he was ques-
He was charged by Boyce on Monday
and was granted $300,000 bail by a
Justice of the Peace.
He is being represented by attorney
Ramraj Sookhansingh. The matter was
adjourned to December 3.
Teen on attempted
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