Former murder suspect jailed for gang membership

Professed member of the George Street Gang and former murder suspect 23 year old Nicholi Rhys, a resident of George Street, Belize City, was remanded to prison on Monday until November 22.

Rhys is alleged to have admitted membership in a criminal gang, specifically in George Street, to officers at a house they visited on November 14, 2014, but he pleaded not guilty in court on Monday.

Nicholi Rhys was acquitted in February of 2013, of the murder of former gang boss Andre Trapp, outside the Magistrate’s Court in Belize City in June of 2010.

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