Case discharged against man accused of pushing girlfriend out of car

first_img…mother of dead teen attacked accusedChaos arose at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Monday morning after the manslaughter charge against Rick Sewcharran was discharged by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan.Rick Sewcharran was accused of pushing his now dead girlfriend, Sasia Adams, out of a moving vehicle in June 2018 along Lamaha Street, Georgetown.In court on Monday, the Chief Magistrate informed the court that the prosecution has failed to make a prima facie case against Sewcharran.As such, the matter was discharged on the grounds of lack of evidence.Moments after the ruling, the mother of the dead teenager attacked the young man whom she blamed for her daughter’s death. The young man’s lawyers are likely to file assault charges against her.Adams, originally of the Essequibo Coast, who resided at East Street, Georgetown, was hospitalised at about 20:00h on June 10 and died on June 12, 2018, after she reportedly jumped out of the moving vehicle that was being driven by Sewcharran.The accused, who was arraigned with a manslaughter charge, held out that his now dead girlfriend jumped out of the vehicle he was driving along Lamaha Street, Georgetown, following an argument.Adams, while being hospitalized, had told doctors that she fell down.However, relatives and investigators had contended that the teen was pushed out of the moving car, resulting in her sustaining severe head injuries.The post-mortem examination conducted by veteran State Pathologist Dr Nehaul Singh indicated that the teen died as a result of blunt trauma to the head.The late Sasia Adams had been employed as a front desk clerk at the Ramada Georgetown Princess Hotel at Providence, EBD.last_img

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