[www.inewsguyana.com] – Collis Duke, a 39 – year – old construction worker of South Amelia’s Ward Linden was remanded to prison by Magistrate Judy Latchman on an assault charge.
Duke pleaded not guilty to the charge, which alleged that on September 30 at South Amelia’s Ward, he assaulted his girlfriend Wenetta Kopin, causing her actual bodily harm.
Police Prosecutor, Kerry Bostwick informed the Court that the Virtual Complainant (VC) received injuries as a result of cuffs to her arms and legs.
However, the victim told the Court that the defendant assaulted her because she refused to have sexual intercourse with him. She added that he cuffed her and even threw her to the ground.
The unrepresented man with no priors was remanded to prison and the case was transferred Linden Court for October 29.