‘Killa’ was released on $ 100,000 bail, charged with damaging a police vehicle
Kaieteur News – Three days after Rondell Bacchus named “Killa,” was arrested in connection with the execution of Ricardo Fagundes on Main Street, the suspect was released yesterday on $ 100,000 station bail.
According to police, yesterday Bacchus’ lawyer Damien Da Silva served a Habeas Corpus writ on Guyana Police (GPF), as such Bacchus was released on bail with a condition attached that he report to the police on stated days.
Police also said yesterday that while Bacchus was taken from the locks, he had maliciously damaged a police vehicle. He was subsequently charged, and is due to appear in court on April 12, 2021, for the crime.
Kaieteur News had reported that the GPF, on Tuesday at noon, issued a wanted bulletin for Bacchus, 40, from ‘C’ Field, Sophia, Georgetown. About an hour later, Bacchus surrendered at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Headquarters, Eve Leary, Georgetown, in the company of his solicitor.
He wanted Bacchus to be questioned in connection with the killing of Ricardo Fagundes called “Paper Shorts,” a popular biker and gold dealer, who was killed on March 21, 2021, on Main Street, Georgetown.
According to reports, Fagundes was armed with more than 20 bullets as he left a popular nightclub on Main Street. The act was executed by two men who had emerged from a new heavy-toned model, a white Toyota Fielder wagon.
Bacchus, who was subsequently arrested, has categorically denied any knowledge and involvement in the execution. Nevertheless, this news agency would have reported that Bacchus is no stranger to the law. According to a statement from the Guyana Prison Service (GPS), on April 2, 2019, Bacchus had pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of manslaughter, and was sentenced to 16 years, eight months imprisonment.
The statement further noted that Bacchus was sentenced to three years for armed robbery, and one year each for possession of a firearm and ammunition. The sentences ran concurrently and started from the date of admission – August 15, 2008.
This announcement had stated that the farewell of Fagundes, his best friend, Roger Khan, had stated, “All those bullets were meant for me… all 20 of those bullets were supposed to me. ”
During the farewell service, held at Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club, located in Thomas Lands, Georgetown, Khan demanded justice for his friend who was killed and lashed out at Guyana Police for not working diligently to find the killers of Fagundes.