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Guardian www.guardian.co.tt Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Mr Narine 'Brandy'
Rampaul is not authorized to
conduct business for and on
behalf of PEPE'S
As the trial of mur-
Greaves entered its
ninth day yesterday,
four witnesses testi-
fied before Justice
Courtney Daye in the
St James Circuit
Among them was
Greaves. The other
three witnesses were
attached to the Forensic Laboratory in Kingston.
Providing details of the proceedings yesterday
was Jamaica Gleaner reporter Christopher Thomas.
The T&T Guardian understands the forensic
experts testified the burnt remains discovered in
a cane field at Barnett Estate, were analysed along
with a blood sample provided by Local Govern-
ment Minister Marlene Coudray. The results
revealed a 99.999 percent probability result, lead-
ing analysts to conclude it was a match.
The court also heard that several articles of
clothing were also taken from the home of the
accused, Ivan Taylor.
Analysts said although semen was found on
both items which included a pair of shorts and
an underwear, no female DNA was found on the
They added that there had been no indication
of who the DNA belonged to. Taylor, a West-
A 21-year-old Arima woman
died on Sunday died following a
head-on collision along the Eastern
Main Road, Tacarigua.
Police reports are that Leana
Anand, of Tumpuna Road, Cumuto
was a passenger in a gold coloured
Toyota Corolla, driven by Marshall
Batson, 26, when the accident
occurred. Police said Batson collided
head-on with a white Mitsubishi
Galant driven by Shawn Henry, 19
around 10 pm. Henry was heading
east. The trio were taken to the Eric
Williams Medical Science Complex
where Anand died around 11.30 pm.
The two men are warded in serious
condition at the hospital.
A security guard is now dead after
he accidentally shot himself in the
leg on Sunday night.
Wilfred Gabriel, who worked for
Commercial Security Services, was
at work at Richard de la Bastide s
Dominica Avenue, Federation Park,
Port-of-Spain home when a loud
explosion was heard.
The 54-year-old Gabriel was later
found slumped over in the guard
booth. His firm was contacted, but
by the time his colleagues arrived
he was already dead. In an unrelated
matter, the body of 53-year old Rex
Commissiong was found at the side
of the Eastern Main Road, Tacarigua
yesterday around 5 am.
Commissiong had a bruise to the
head and foul play was suspected,
but an autopsy at the Forensic Sci-
ence Centre, St James yesterday
showed he died of cardiac arrest.
Commissiong is believed to have
discharged himself from the Eric
Williams Medical Science Complex
and suffered a heart attack, collapsed
Where are DNA samples stored in this coun-
try? That is the question Opposition Senator
Camille Robinson-Regis is asking Justice Min-
ister Emmanuel George to answer during this
afternoon s sitting of the Senate.
There are two other questions for oral answer
on the order paper from Robinson-Regis.
In the first, to Education Minister Dr Tim
Gopeesingh, she wants to know the total cost
of the Government s laptop programme for suc-
cessful SEA students and teachers.
The other question by Robinson-Regis asks
Attorney General Anand Ramlogan to tell leg-
islators the status of police investigations into
the alleged conspiracy to pervert the course of
public justice by former councillor Dhansam
Dansook in relation to false allegations against
two former PNM ministers.
The Senate is expected to continue its debate
on a bill by Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan to
amend the Nurses and Midwives Registration
The sitting begins at 1.30 pm at Tower D,
Waterfront Complex, Wrightson Road, Port-
Guard dies of self-inflicted
Woman killed in head-on collision
Coudray-Greaves case hearing in Jamaica
moreland-based taxi operator, was reportedly the
last person to see Coudray-Greaves alive. Taylor,
who sometimes acted as a driver for Coudray-
Greaves, told Jamaican police he had dropped her
off at a post office. The mother of four was report-
ed missing after she was last seen entering a taxi
on June 8, 2012, outside Cornwall College, where
she was expected to fill a teaching position.
Coudray-Greaves s former husband said he pro-
vided the Freeport Police in Montego Bay with
a statement on June 6, before her remains were
discovered. He said after that, police visited his
home and did tests.
Asked why the two had separated, Greaves was
reported to have said they didn t see eye to eye.
A total of 27 witnesses have so far testified.
The matter is set to resume this morning.
on Dansook case
The T&T Guardian
testified the burnt
remains discovered in
a cane field at Barnett
Estate, were analysed
along with a blood
sample provided by
Coudray. The results
revealed a 99.999
analysts to conclude it
was a match.
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