CCJ Orders Release of Murder Accused Bisram and Modifies Unconstitutional Law

16 Mar 2022

In a judgment released yesterday, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) allowed the appeal in the Guyanese case of Marcus Bisram v The Director of Public Prosecutions [2022] CCJ 7 (AJ) GY. The Court ordered that Bisram be released, but it noted that he may be re-arrested and charged again if fresh evidence was obtained linking him to the alleged murder.

Access the full release here: Media release 09_2022

Access the judgment here: Judgment CCJ7 (AJ) GY