April 12, 2021

Second Suspect Charged With Businessman’s Murder

By Newsroom

A second man has been charged with the murder of Arouca businessman Nicholas Mohith which occurred on March 11th.

The accused, Ronaldo Thomas of Carapo, will appear before an Arima Magistrate today to answer the charge.

Mohith, 31, a businessman, of Eastern Main Road, Arouca, was at his business place with a male relative around 4 pm on March 11th, when a man armed with a gun entered.

The assailant pointed the firearm at Mohith and shot him before making his escape. Mohith was taken to the Arima Hospital and then transferred to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex where he died.

The accused was arrested on March 29th 2021 in the Carapo area, by officers of the Special Operations Response Team (SORT).

Investigations were supervised by ASP Douglas of the Homicide Bureau of Investigations, (HBI) Region 2, while Thomas, was charged by PC Hosten also of HBI Region 2, on April 9th.

The first accused, Andrew Sutton, appeared before an Arima Magistrate on Thursday 25th March, 2021.