Vindra Siriram on Tuesday denied murdering the mother of his three children, Shelly Ann Persaud, at their Friendship, East Bank Demerara home in June of 2014. The woman was found with her head in a bucket of water but when Siriram appeared before Justice James Bovell-Drakes at the High Court, he entered a not guilty plea. As such, a 12-member jury was empaneled to hear the case.Murder accused:Vindra SiriramThe State’s indictment read that Siriram committed the act between June 9 and 10, 2014. In September 2014, Vindra Siriram was committed to stand trial for the woman’s murder. He is being represented by Attorney Damian Da Silva while the State’s Prosecutors are Shawnette Austin and Seeta Bishundial.On the day in questioned, Persaud, a mother of three, was found with her head submerged inside a five-gallon bucket of water. The post-mortem examination later revealed that she died as a result of drowning and manual strangulation.According to reports, Siriram and Persaud were heard arguing prior to the woman’s death.