Woman freed of murder charge

first_imgSecurity guard’s murder…to stand trial for accessoryThe woman, who was implicated in the death of a Rose Hall security guard along with her teenage son and another teen, has been freed of the murder but has been committed to stand trial in the High Court for accessory to murder after the fact, in the Berbice Assizes.Lalita Ballers of Section E, Port Mourant, Berbice, was acquitted of the murder charge after Defence Attorney Sasha Roberts presented a no case submission at the end of the Preliminary Inquiry at the Albion Magistrate’s Court.Magistrate Renita Singh ruled that there was no evidence to prove that Ballers was at the crime scene when the act was committed. The Magistrate said there was also no evidence to prove that Ballers was a part of the planning of the crime.She however said Ballers knew that the murder was committed, and she assisted her son to escape and avoid capture. Magistrate Singh said the court found that a Prima Facie was made out for Ballers as it relates to being an accessory to murder.On March 31, 2018, the body of Munisperen Iyasammy Monien was discovered in a pool of blood in a store room at Sukhsram General Store at Lot 13 Public Road, Rose Hall.The 53-year-old provided security services for the store, which sells agricultural products, working a 12-hour shift.Following the discovery of the body, it was also discovered that money which was being kept in the store was missing.It was also reported that when the store was closed on March 30, 2018, $1.5 million was locked in a draw.Police later arrested all of the employees following a theory that the robbery/murder was an inside job.Carlos Ballers, 19, of Williamsburg; and Yuvraj Singh, 17, of Guava Bush, Albion Front, were the prime suspects and have since been charged for the murder.Ballers took them to a house where his mother lives. The woman reportedly went to a section of the yard and dug up some money which was buried in the yard.Her son also reportedly showed the investigators where he had hidden the murder weapon.last_img read more

Wolves confirm signing of Benfica striker Raul Jiminez on loan

first_imgJimenez, who has scored 14 goals in 62 international appearances, is part of Mexico’s World Cup squad in Russia.He scored 31 times in 120 appearances for Benfica, averaging a goal or assist every 75 minutes in last season’s Primeira Liga-winning campaign.Jimenez previously played for boyhood side Club America before moving to Atletico Madrid for the 2014-15 season.The combative frontman also won gold whilst representing his country at the London 2012 Olympics, and will wear the No.9 shirt at the World Cup in Russia this summer, where he is expected to play a part in group stage fixtures against Germany, South Korea and Sweden. Wolverhampton Wanderers have begun strengthening their squad ahead of a return to the Premier League by signing Benfica forward Raul Jimenez.The 27-year-old Mexico international will move to Molineux on a season-long loan subject to him obtaining a work permit and international clearance, the club confirmed. Jiminez in action against Manchester United star Nemanja Matic 2 2 Jiminez in action for the Mexico national team Wolves will be hoping to add further reinforcements to their ranks after returning to the Premier League for the first time in six years.Nuno Espirito Santo’s men finished as winners of the Championship last season, seeing off all other rivals at a canter.last_img read more