Supermarket security guard appears in court on murder charge

Security guard, 25-year-old Govindra Morgan has appeared in court for the murder of Verne Sambury, who was shot outside a New Grant grocery last Monday.

Sambury died in hospital from his wounds the following day.

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The Office of the DPP instructed the police to charged Morgan with murder.

VIDEO: CCTV footage shows shooting of man at New Grant supermarket; victim dies at hospital


A closed circuit television (CCTV) recording shows how a former convict was shot at a New Grant supermarket on Monday morning.

The 32-year-old man, Verne Sambury (aka Pomba) succumbed to his wounds and died at the San Fernando General Hospital Monday evening.

Police reports on Monday had indicated that he was shot during a break-in at the Persad D Food King supermarket when he rushed at an armed security guard with a bottle.

Arima teen held for supermarket robbery and murder

A Pinto Road, Arima teen has been arrested for the brazen armed robbery at a supermarket along the Eastern Main Road, Maturita Village, on Saturday night which left the guard dead and three injured. 

Four unmasked bandits walked into Cantonese Superstore shortly after 8.15 pm and pretended to be customers just before closing time.

After walking through the store they approached the cashier and other workers and customers and whipped out guns. 

Police said a mini-machine gun and pistols were used by the killers.