Duo granted $100,000 bail for allegedly beating friend

Desmond Singh and Vikram Samchan
Desmond Singh and Vikram Samchan

[www.inewsguyana.com]Two men charged with unlawful wounding were both placed on $100,000 bail each, by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry on Tuesday, February 4.

Desmond Singh, a businessman of Lot 81 Orange Walk, Bourda, Georgetown, and Vikram Samchan were not required to plea to the indictable offence, which alleged that on Saturday, February 1 at La Penitence, Georgetown, they unlawfully and maliciously wounded Maurice Dashira.

Police Prosecutor, Michael Grant told the Court that on the day in question at La Penitence, Singh accused the virtual complainant of slapping him. The prosecutor said Singh and the other accused gave Dashira a thrashing, causing him to suffer the injuries he received.

Grant objected to bail citing the injuries which the victim suffered. However, bail was granted and the duo is scheduled to reappear in Court on February 6.



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