Man who allegedly pushed girlfriend out of car granted $500, 000 bail

first_imgTwenty-one-year-old Rick Sewcharran who is accused of allegedly pushing his girlfriend, Sasia Adams, out of his moving car which resulted in her death was on Tuesday released on $500,000 bail when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts slapped with a manslaughter charge.He was not required to plead to the indictable charge. The Golden Grove, East Bank Demerara (EBD) resident was represented by prominent Attorney Sanjeev Datadin in association with former State Prosecutor Siand Dhurjon.In his bail application, Datadin told Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan that his client has been cooperating with Police ever since his arrest.Noting that his client has no prior brushes with the law, the Attorney related that based on what he was told, the female opened the car door and fell out.He observed that there was CCTV footage of what he deemed “an unfortunate incident”. Moreover, the Attorney stated that there was no evidence that his client acted deliberately to cause the woman’s demise. Datadin noted that Sewcharran was interviewed by Police for more than three hours and that he led them to the scene and recounted what happened.Although the prosecution had no objection to the accused being allowed his pre-trial liberty, Sewcharran was ordered to lodge his passport and report to Alberttown Police Station every Friday. The 21-year-old will next appear in Court One on July 13, 2018.Adams, an Essequibo native, resided at East Street, Georgetown and she succumbed to head injuries on June 12 after falling out of a moving car at Lamaha Street, Georgetown. Based on initial reports, her boyfriend reportedly told Police that the teen fell out of his moving vehicle around 20:00h on June 10, two days prior.However, alternative versions of what transpired during the incident surfaced as the still conscious Adams had related to doctors that she fell down. Another account had her jumping from the moving car.The post-mortem examination conducted by veteran State Pathologist, Dr Nehaul Singh indicated that the woman died as a result of blunt trauma to the head. No mention of her dying from injuries consistent with a vehicular accident was disclosed or reported.Investigators revealed that it appeared as though the woman was struck to her head and then pushed out of the moving car, resulting in her sustaining severe head injuries. The now deceased woman was employed at the Ramada Hotel as a front desk clerk.last_img

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