Labourer accused of unlawful wounding granted bail


Mark Anthony Marks. [iNews’ Photo]
[] – A 31 – year – old Labourer of Lot 401 Tabitinga, Lethem was placed on a $100,000 bail for the offense of unlawful wounding with intent by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry.

Mark Anthony Marks called ‘Country’ pleaded not guilty to offence, which alleged that on January 20 at Rupunnuni, he unlawfully and maliciously wounded Dexter Mentore with intent to maim, disfigure, disable or cause harm.

Representing Marks was Attorney-at-Law, Jerome Khan, who told the Court that his client has been in custody since February 8, 2015. He requested bail for Marks stating that he has been cooperating with the Police and was not at the crime scene on the day in question.

Police Prosecutor Michael Grant did not oppose the request for bail. The father of three was ordered to report every fortnight to the subordinate officer at Lethem Police station. The matter was transferred to Lethem Magistrate’s Court for March 09.