Female construction worker charged with wounding, granted $60,000 bail

Althea Andrew
Althea Andrew
Althea Andrew

[www.inewsguyana.com] – Althea Andrew of Victoria Street, Albouystown, Georgetown, charged with unlawful wounding was placed $60,000 bail pending a probation report.

The 23 – year – old construction worker pleaded guilty to the charge before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry. It is alleged that on May 8 at Cemetery Road, Georgetown, she unlawfully and maliciously wounded Onika Thom.

Police Prosecutor Bharat Mangru said the virtual complainant (VC) was in Albouystown when the defendant and another approached her for money owed to the defendant.

Later that day, the victim was at Cemetery Road alone when the accused approached her, after which a fight ensued.

The unrepresented woman will return to Court on June 20, for sentencing after a probation report.



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