first_imgDason Jupiter, a 24-year-old gardener, was on Thursday remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan when he appeared in her court to answer to a robbery-under-arms charge and two counts of discharging a loaded firearm.It is alleged that on March 2, 2018, while at Laing Avenue, Georgetown, Jupiter discharge a loaded firearm at Randy Sampson with intent to murder him.It is also alleged that on April 2, 2018, while at Saffron Street, Georgetown, Jupiter discharged a loaded firearm at Dodnauth Danasri with intent to cause Danasri actual bodily harm.It is further alleged that on April 3, 2018, he robbed Hardai Danasri of $150,000 cash before making good his escape on a bicycle.The Danasris, an elderly couple of Windsor Forest, West Coast Demerara, were attacked and robbed by four bandits on bicycles as they were plying their trade at the La Penitence Market. After carting off more than $150,000, the men fired shots at the couple, one of which managed to graze Doodnauth to his head.The gunmen managed to escape, but Jupiter was later apprehended. The others are still on the run.The matter has been adjourned until June 1, 2018 for report.last_img

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