Marvin Jimeel Superville (Image courtesy TTPS)

MARVIN JIMEEL SUPERVILLE, 34, also known as ‘Ants Back’ and ‘Jameel’,was charged with the murder of 23-year-old Matura coconut vendor, Rico Lakhan following instructions from the DPP. The following is a press release from the TTPS:

A self-employed Matura labourer has been charged for murder.

Following the advice of Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Mr. Roger Gaspard SC, MARVIN JIMEEL SUPERVILLE, 34, also known as ‘Ants Back’ and ‘Jameel’, was charged with the murder of 23-year-old Matura coconut vendor, Rico Lakhan. The advice was received by Legal Officer Insp. Ramjag on August 26th 2021.

The accused is expected to appear before the Sangre Grande Magistrates’ Court today.

On July 30th, 2021 it was reported that a man entered the home Lakhan shared with his common-law wife and allegedly shot Lakhan about the body. Officers receiving a report of loud of explosions responded and took him to the Sangre Grande Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

SUPERVILLE was also charged for the offences of possession of firearm, possession of ammunition, possession of firearm to endanger life, and possession of ammunition to endanger life.

The charges were laid by WPC Jacob, of the Homicide Bureau of Investigation (HBI), Region II and investigations into the incident were supervised by ASP Lyndon Douglas, Insp. Hosein and W/Insp (Ag.) Sylvester.