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Prisoner charged for threatening to kill President

first_imgAlim Ally, a Lusignan Prison inmate who called 911 threatening to assassinate President David Granger in November was on Monday hauled before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.It is alleged that Ally while in a public place (Lusignan Prison, East CoastLusignan Prison inmate Alim AllyDemerara) telephoned 911, and threatened to kill the President and shoot at the Brickdam Police Station with intent to cause fear. Three charges of a similar nature followed and according to Prosecutor Arvin Moore, the telephone calls were made on different occasions between November 10 and November 19, 2017. Ally denied all four charges read to him by Magistrate Leron Daly.The Prosecutor objected to bail, and informed the court that Ally was presently serving a five-year sentence at the said penitentiary. This objection was upheld by the Magistrate who then ordered that Ally return before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan today.Earlier this year, Andriff Gillard had alleged that he was offered $7 million to assassinate the Head of State, and accused popular businessman Nizam Khan of being the mastermind on national television.An investigation was promptly launched followed by a Commission of Inquiry (CoI) upon order of President Granger himself. However, the Inquiry found that the story told by Gillard was not corroborated.last_img read more

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