first_imgShaheed “Roger” Khan, who returned to Guyana on Friday evening from the United States and was immediately taken into Police custody for questioning relating to two murders, was released on station bail after the 72-hour detention period expired.Shaheed “Roger” KhanThis was confirmed by his attorney, Glenn Hanoman, who, during a telephone interview moments after his client was released, said that Khan was placed on $200,000 bail. Khan was released just after midday on Tuesday. He said that his client was told to report to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) next week.Hanoman could not say whether his client will be returning as a formality owing to his deportation, or as a suspect who is under investigation for the murder of Ronald Waddell and former boxing coach, Donald Allison.“At this time, we are happy that he was granted bail and without a doubt, he will return to the CID headquarters as requested by the Police,” Hanoman stated.Nevertheless, the Police stated that they are continuing their investigation into the involvement of Khan in the two murders.On Monday evening, Hanoman had explained that the 72-hour detention period expired at 01:00h on Tuesday morning.Attorney-at-Law Glenn HanomanHanoman further stated that the Police did not apply to the High Court for an extension of the detention period, which is an indication that there is no evidence against Khan for the two murders for which he was detained and questioned.Immediately upon his return on Friday, Khan was taken into custody and grilled for the murders of Waddell and Allison.Waddell was gunned down in his car outside his seaside Subryanville, Georgetown home in January 10, 2006. Allison, on the other hand, was shot dead outside the Ricola Boxing Gym in Agricola on the East Bank of Demerara, on September 8, 2005. His name was reportedly called as one of the persons who was believed to have been supporting heavily-armed gunmen in Buxton, East Coast Demerara.Khan was jailed in 2009 after he pleaded guilty to arms trafficking, drug trafficking, conspiracy and witness tampering. He was arrested in neighbouring Suriname in June 2006.After serving his sentence, Khan was released from the US prison on July 8, 2019, placed in the custody of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and was held at the Krome Detention Facility in Miami before his deportation.Khan was escorted to Guyana by agents of ICE on Friday last and was handed over to local Police upon his arrival at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri. He was then transported to the CID headquarters.last_img

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