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Minutes after accessing $30,000 bail on a
charge of assaulting his neighbour, 27-year-old
Ravindra Beharry was shot as he left the Fred-
erick Street, Port-of-Spain prison yesterday.
Beharry, of Patna Village, Diego Martin, was
shot around 12.45 pm after stepping out onto the
pavement. He had been incarcerated on an assault
charge, police said.
A gunman reportedly approached Beharry as
he was about to get into his father Sookram Behar-
ry s car and opened fire on him. He was shot in
the neck and legs.
Beharry was taken to the Port-of-Spain General
Hospital where he remained warded in a critical
condition up to last night.
In an unrelated shooting, 29-year-old Silas
Jackson was shot once in the hip while at Linda s
Bakery on the Western Main Road, Glencoe, yes-
Police said Jackson was at the car park around
10.15 am in his Nissan Navarra when a gunman
got out of a Hyundai Tucson and opened fire on
Police believe Jackson s shooting was linked to
the death of 18-year-old Marcio Delpeche.
Delpeche and 19-year-old Shakille Holder were
liming along Rodney Street, Point Cumana, Care-
nage, on November 29 when a heavily-tinted car
pulled up. A gunman got out the car and began
shooting at the men, who ran off.
Holder, who lives on Rodney Street, was shot
in the chest, while Delpeche, of Schuller Street,
Point Cumana, was chased by the gunman and
shot in the head and chest.
In February 2005, Godfrey """ Henry was shot
dead moments after leaving the Frederick Street
prison. He had gone to the jail to visit an inmate.
Carlos Campo was later charged for Henry s mur-
der but Campo was found not guilty at his trial
Campo claimed it was Henry who attacked him
and in self defence he took away Henry s gun and
fired at him.
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Belfast Telegraph article, published on the
UK newspaper s Web site, said: "Lewis
consumed the drink in Southampton on
December 5 and died within hours at
Southampton General Hospital."
Yesterday, Collier said SM Jaleel & Co
Ltd, of Otaheite, also decided to issue a vol-
untary local recall of the soft drink.
In a statement on its Web site,
www.smjaleel.net, the company said all
Pear D drinks from the batch containing
the best-before code, "BB JAN 08 14, were
being "voluntarily recalled" as a precau-
tionary measure. The company did not say
how many drinks were involved in the recall.
The bottle from which Lewis drank was
from the batch that is being recalled.
SM Jaleel said, however, that it did not
export Pear D to the UK and believed the
product was smuggled into the UK.
"We can only assume that the product
entered the United Kingdom through irreg-
ular and unauthorised means and is therefore
"This was evidenced by the fact that the
best before date on the bottle seems to have
been compromised," the release said.
SM Jaleel added: "The Hampshire Con-
stabulary has confirmed during their inves-
tigations that the bottle was tampered with
and contained fatal amounts of liquid
SM Jaleel added that the label on the bot-
tle of the contaminated drink was not in
compliance with the UK label regulations
and "could not have entered or passed
through customs in the UK through its ports
The company assured it had been assisting
and would continue to assist the Hampshire
Constabulary with its investigation into
Lewis s death.
Condolences to family
SM Jaleel, in its statement, added: "Pear
D has 25 years of trust, quality and family
tradition in T&T and as a company we are
shocked and saddened to see our product
abused and used in such a sinister man-
The company extended its condolences
to the Lewis family.
Yesterday, when the T&T Guardian tried
to speak to SM Jaleel CEO Dr Aleem
Mohammed about the alert, his secretary
directed all calls to Collier. She directed the
T&T Guardian to the company s formal
statement on its Web site.
The FSA alert stated investigations were
ongoing to find out "whether more bottles
of the product have been distributed in the
The alert told members of the public they
should "not consume this product and, if
found, (they) should take it to their local
Photos of the Pear D bottle also were
posted on the Web site.
Yesterday, Press Association duty editor
Rob Middleton, in a telephone interview,
confirmed the report and said the Hampshire
police were still investigating the source of
the tainted drink and retailers had been
asked to remove the drinks from their
Bishop Anstey High School students sing carols at their annual Christmas Carol Service at the Trinity Cathedral, Port-of-Spain,
yesterday. The service was held in conjunction with Trinity College. PHOTO: BRIAN NG FATT
BISHOPS CAROL SINGERS
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