Essequibo driver charged with wounding, granted $60,000 bail

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court[www.inewsguyana.com] – Essequibo Magistrate Sunil Scarce has placed a driver of Dartmouth Village, Andrew Griffith on $60,000 bail when he appeared before him at the Charity Magistrate’s Court for unlawfully wounding his neighbor, Orin Boston.

The accused pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Court heard that on September 18, at approximately 18:30hrs, Boston was driving when another vehicle, allegedly driven by Griffith, overtook his, causing him to serve so as to avoid a collision.

According to the police report, Boston came out his vehicle and spoke to Griffith, who allegedly armed himself with a cutlass and attempted to chop him. A scuffle ensued and Boston received injuries.

The accused is slated to return to Court on September 29.

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