$50,000 bail for Guard accused of stabbing friend



court[www.inewsguyana.com] – A watchman was ordered to post $50,000 bail by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry, after he was charged with the offence of wounding.

Suraj Seeraj Agricola, East Bank Demerara pleaded not guilty to the charge, which alleged that on May 1 at Corn Hill and Brickdam Street, Georgetown, he maliciously wounded Stanley Persaud.

Police Prosecutor Bharat Mangru, said that the virtual complainant (VC) and the defendant are known to each other and on the day in question, they were both consuming alcohol.

The Prosecutor said a heated argument over sexual activities developed between the two, when Seeraj became annoyed and stabbed Persaud. s

According to the defendant, he is a pensioner but is employed a “watchman.”

The Prosecutor did not not object to bail and the case was put off to May 30.



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