>> Wednesday, August 5, 2009
The saga continues in the unfortunate Valentine's Day Murder case involving St. Lucia soca Artiste, Ninja Dan.
Take a look at this article discussing the most recent developments in the case. While a trial date has not yet been scheduled, a sufficiency hearing is set for September 17, 2009.
Tears as judge denies Ninja bail!
Written By: Alisha Ally on Aug 5th, 2009
St. Lucia Star
The discretion of the court in granting bail in murder cases must be entered into responsibly. This is a very serious crime and it is in the public interest that a person alleged of committing such a crime and whose guilt may be proved should be available to stand trial within a reasonable time in court. Because of a signed affidavit on July 30, said affidavit is identical to the one considered by the court at the original hearing in April, except that it makes reference to certain results of forensic testing and a crowd of persons made present on July 29, 2009,” Justice Kenneth Benjamin told the court.
“The witness is no longer in St Lucia and this takes the bottom out of any contentions as to him being interfered with by the defendants....
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Love and Soca,