By LAMECH JOHNSON
Tribune Staff Reporter
TWO men from Marathon Estates are now behind bars after being arraigned yesterday in connection with a shooting death that occurred last week.
Milargo Humes, 25, and Anthon Meadows, 24, appeared before Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt accused of being the culprits behind the December 1 fatal shooting of Teran Greenslade in Coral Harbour.
On the morning in question, Greenslade died after he was shot in the head following an argument at a nightclub with other men over a woman.
Humes and Meadows, who will not be allowed to enter a plea until they are formally arraigned in the Supreme Court, were charged with murder under Section 291 (1B) of the Penal Code, Chapter 84. A charge under this section does not attract the death penalty.
Before they were put on remand at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services, Troy Kelman, lawyer for Meadows, raised claims of police brutality against his client.
“He was beaten while in police custody,” Mr Kelman told the court.
“Does he know by whom?” the chief magistrate asked.
The lawyer replied, “No, your worship.”
“Can he give any particulars?” the chief magistrate asked. “It took place on December 2 and he said it was the two arresting officers,” Mr Kelman answered.
The chief magistrate took note of the complaint before remanding the pair to the correctional facility.
They are both scheduled to reappear in Magistrates Court on January 20, 2015, where there case is expected to be fast-tracked to the Supreme Court.