Bourda Vendor charged with attempted murder of friend

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The accused, Leon Forde. [iNews' Photo]
The accused, Leon Forde. [iNews’ Photo]
[www.inewsguyana.com] – Thirty – five – year – old, Leon Forde, a Bourda market vendor was remanded to prison by Magistrate Fabayo Azore on attempted murder charge.

Forde of Robb Street, Bourda Georgetown, was not required to plead to the indictable offence, which alleged that on Wednesday, October 08 at Robb Street, with intent to commit murder, he wounded Joseph Adams.

The court heard that the accused and the virtual complainant (VC) are known to each other and on the day in question, they were both consuming alcohol when they had a misunderstanding.

As a result of that, the accused allegedly attacked the victim with a knife, cutting him in the face. He also received injuries to his hands and stomach.

Police Prosecutor, Kerry Bostwick objected to bail on the grounds that the victim is still hospitalized and his condition is unknown to the prosecution.

The Prosecutor also objected based on the seriousness of the offence and if granted bail, the accused may tamper with the victim.

Representing the accused is Attorney – at – law, Mark Conway who informed the Court that Forde has no prior or pending matter. Forde was remanded until October 13.

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