Four charged with wounding, discharging loaded firearm

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Troy Pelew. [iNews' Photo]

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Jason Chritchlow. [iNews’ Photo]
[www.inewsguyana.com] – Four men accused of riddling bullets into a mining camp was slapped with three charges before Chief Magistrate, Priya Sewnarine-Beharry at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court.

Jason Critchlow, Quincy Critchlow, Troy Pelew and Godfrey Christmas, all pleaded not guilty to the charges. They were represented by Attorney – at – law, Nigel Hughes.

It is alleged that on May 10 at White Water Potaro, they unlawfully and maliciously wounded Ray Murray, with intent to maim, disfigure, disable or to cause grievous bodily harm.

Godfrey Christmas. [iNews' Photo]
Godfrey Christmas. [iNews’ Photo]
They are also accused of discharging a loaded firearm at Murray. It is further alleged that on the same day at the said location, they unlawfully and maliciously damaged one turbo engine worth $2.5 million, a Perkin cylinder engine, which costs some $4 million, along with 12 drums of diesel which costs $700,000, all belonging to Mario Figueroa.

Troy Pelew. [iNews' Photo]
Troy Pelew. [iNews’ Photo]
According to the prosecution, the defendants went to the mining camp and pumped bullets into the area, wounding Murray and damaging the articles mentioned in the charge.

Quincy Chritchlow. [iNews' Photo]
Quincy Chritchlow. [iNews’ Photo]
Bail was granted to all four men in the sum of $150,000 each and the matter was transferred to Mahdia Magistrate’s Court for July 14.

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