Sunday, February 18, 2018

Brother charged with knifing to death brother

Brian Harripersad (left) is charged with killing brother Ricky Harripersad

A Penal labourer appeared in the Siparia Magistrates' Court on Friday, charged with knifing to death his elder brother.

Brian Harripersad, 29, is charged with murdering Ricky Harripersad, at the family home last Sunday.

Harripersad,  of San Francique Road, Penal, appeared before Magistrate Margaret Alert,.

He was remanded in prison custody and the case adjourned to March 2.

Ricky Harripersad, 37, a labourer, of the same address, was at home around 10:55pm, when he got into an altercation with a male relative, arising out of an ongoing property dispute.

He was stabbed in the neck and lower abdomen with a knife.

He died at hospital hours later.