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Region Four Chairman granted bail over alleged threatening of father-in-law

The Chairman of the Regional Democratic Council (RDC) of region four was on Thursday granted bail in the amount of $20,000 for threatening behaviour towards this father-in-law which occurred at the MovieTowne Entertainment complex.

Daniel Seeram made an appearance at the Sparendaam Magistrates’ Court before Magistrate Alisha George and pleaded not guilty to the charge. He was represented by Senior Counsel Roysdale Forde and will make his next court appearance next month.

The charge against Seeram read that on March 6, 2022, at MovieTowne, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, he threatened his father–in–law, Shaheed Hamid with a loaded firearm.

According to the police report, the father-in-law visited the Turkeyen Police Station on the day of the incident and reported that his life had been threatened by his 31-year-old son-in-law, who allegedly cranked a gun on him during an exchange of words.

On the same day, the Chairman also visited the Albert town Police Station, where he conveyed that Hamid drew a black handgun on him during an exchange of words.

The incident which occurred at the MovieTowne complex according to the police caught the attention of security personnel who intervened and escorted both parties out of the building

Police said that Hamid was asked to report to the Alberttown Police Station, where both parties were questioned about what had caused the altercation. Both men are licensed firearm holders of 9MM pistols, and their guns were seized as part of the investigation.

The police noted that Seeram told investigators that he went to the establishment to speak to his wife about an ongoing issue between them, and it was then that Hamid intervened, and they had an exchange of words.