Murder accused further remanded

first_img…extradition proceedings to begin on FridayGuyanese fugitive Troy Anthony Thomas, who is wanted for the December 11, 2011 murder of Keith Frank in Richmond Hill, New York, USA, was on Tuesday further remanded to prison after he reappeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts before Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus.According to United States Government representative Stacy Gooding, the US Government produced statement bundles with information relating to Thomas, which contained evidence as it relates to the murder of Frank. These documents were handed over to the court.Guyanese fugitive Troy Anthony ThomasGooding related that the statements were in favour of Armila Glasgow, who is responsible for the tendering of documents on behalf of the US.The court also heard that Simeon Reid and Eon Alanzo, two senior members of the Guyana Police Force gave statements regarding the case.Thomas is represented by Nigel Hughes, Bernard De Silva and Darren Wade.Attorney Hughes asked that the court provide a printed document in relation to the extradition treaty and the methodology that will be used.The matter was adjourned to March 22, 2018 to begin the extradition proceedings and March 23, 2018 for additional statements and to discuss statements on the matter.Thomas was arrested after an intelligence-led operation by ranks of the Guyana Police Force, which commenced on January 31, 2018, after an arrest warrant was issued by the US.Thomas was being hunted by the New York Police Department, and a wanted bulletin was issued for him in connection with the murder of 20-year-old Frank after an altercation outside a South Richmond Hill party.It was then disclosed by US law enforcement agents that Thomas had fled the country to Canada within hours of his alleged crime.Shortly after, the man reportedly travelled to Guyana before the wanted bulletin which was issued by the US had reached Interpol. He will likely be extradited to the US to face charges for the crime he is accused of committing.last_img read more

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